The peaceful Messi had a little rift with David Villa during the match but reportedly it is all okay now.
Lionel Messi has ruled out any rumours claiming his and David Villa’s fight insisting that things are “quite the opposite”.
Messi and Villa played for Barcelona when they took over Granada on Saturday. Lionel Messi showed sme frustration during the match which eventually lead to him having a small fight with Villa as Villa failed to complete a pass.
Messi stated that despite what happened on the pitch, both the players still have a positive relationship as all that happened was due to the match condition.
“People shouldn’t look for a problem where there isn’t one. We’ve got a spectacular squad. These things are part of football, with the tension of wanting to score to make everything easier and win,” Messi told BarcaTV.
“It happens in training, and in matches as well. I haven’t got any problems with El Guaje [Villa's nickname], quite the opposite. These things show the character of the team, to want to win and keep on playing well. We get heated, because we want the best, and the tension makes you react like that.”
Messi has scored 10 goals and made 1 assist in the 8 matches he has played this season.