Carlos Tevez hits-out at PSG and defends Lionel Messi

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Carlos Tevez criticised Paris Saint-Germain’s decision to suspend Lionel Messi for two weeks after his unauthorised trip to Saudi Arabia.

Messi’s suspension was lifted and he was seen back in training with the French giants on Monday after the he apologised to the club and his teammates.

But Tevez has slammed PSG’s treatment of his former international teammate.

Speaking to TyC Sports:

He said, ‘I think Messi gives us all a humbling blow. Because if you told me, when I was world champion, that I had to apologise for going on a trip when I had a day off, I’d go back to Rosario and stay there drinking mate.’

‘You’d have to apologise to me! But Messi, the truth is, he puts the club above everything else. And I think that, in that case, you have to take your hat off to him.

‘Then we can say a lot of things about a club that didn’t really look after him. From the first moment he arrived, they didn’t look after him. That’s how it is.’ 


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