Champions League: Ronaldo blasts Messi for Barca exit

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Ronaldo blasts Messi after Barca exit.

Ronaldo blasts Messi after Barca exit.

Juventus superstar,Cristiano Ronaldo has reacted to Barcelona’s Champions League exit following their 4-0 defeat at Anfield to Liverpool in the second leg of the semi-finals tie.

Barca had defeated Liverpool 3-0 at Camp Nou in the first leg but their dream finished in a nightmare as Liverpool struck back at Anfield for a 4-0 victory when Divock Origi and Georginio Wijnaldum doubled to oust the Liga champions.

And Barcelona’s chiefs has apportioned blame on the coach and other players except Lionel Messi.

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Reacting to the action Ronaldo insists Lionel Messi should be assigned as much blame for Barcelona’s failures as he is always praised for successes.

”Barcelona have a great team, and they have the best player in the world in Messi,” Ronaldo said at an event for Santander Bank.

”The other day I heard that when they lose, it’s because of Valverde, Coutinho… but not Messi.

”And when they win, Barcelona win because of Messi.

”It’s a tremendous lack of respect to all the players and the coaching staff’

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On Liverpool’s performance the former Premier League star said;

”When a team are a lot more motivated, with an intensity that is noticeably greater than that of their opponents, [the comeback] can happen,” added Ronaldo.

”Liverpool’s intensity was not a surprise for Barcelona, but they lacked a bit of luck.

”The first leg was a great match by Barcelona, with an exceptional performance by Messi, but in the return fixture, Liverpool overwhelmed them with intensity, desire and a clinical nature

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