During last weekend’s El Clasico, James Rodriguez had a chance to talk with fellow South American footballer Lionel Messi.
Image: Lionel Messi
However, both players, as well as many others who may want to keep some secrets away from radio stations, this is a warning. Nothing is secret anymore, even on the pitch.
Last week, Koke called Cristiano Ronaldo “a faggot”, and the Portuguese admitted he’s one but added, ” a rich one”.
The funny thing about the spat between CR7 and his Atletico Madrid rival was that a few minutes after the quarrel, Ronaldo had a private conversation with teammates right inside Madrid’s dressing room, not knowing he was being recorded.
Few minutes later, the spying radio station went ahead to release Ronaldo’s comments, and it wasn’t illegal. No charges were pressed.
Now back to Messi and James Rodriguez, the Brazil 2014 World Cup revelation who has been sidelined by Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane.
In the match between Barcelona and Real Madrid, James was left on the bench as Zizou preferred Castilla striker Mariano Diaz ahead of the midfielder as a second-half substitute.
According to a report from DiarioGol: “Barca star Lionel Messi urged James Rodriguez to leave Real Madrid.
“Messi sought out James after the El Clasico to offer the Colombian his support.
“He advised James to seek a move away from Real and find a club where he will play regularly and prove his talent.”
The report confirms Lionel Messi is a staunch supporter of the Columbian star.
“He [Messi] feels James is selling himself short staying with Real.”