Register Login Scores

Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Suarez Responds To Messi's Retirement Comments

After FC Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi made a surprise remark about retirement recently, his Blaugrana teammate Luis Suarez has reacted to what the Argentine said.

Messi Makes Huge Ronaldo Admission After Ballon d'Or Win

After winning his sixth Ballon d'Or in Paris on Monday, the 32-year-old said he feels that the end of his career is approaching, although he did go on to say that, physically, he still feels good.

Messi's comments surprised many in the footballing world, especially considering the incredible consistency he continues to show, but Suarez believes his colleague was simply a little nervous when he made those remarks.

Earn Airtime & Data With Soccer Laduma's Social Media App - Download Now

"(Messi) amazes me because he is a one-off and is making history," the Uruguayan told beIN SPORTS.

"As a friend and teammate, (the Ballon d'Or) makes me happy and proud because it's a beautiful moment for him.

"(His comments) were misinterpreted. When someone wins a Ballon d'Or, they are happy but also nervous.

"Leo is a human being and gets nervous like the rest of us. He wanted to say he might have to contend with retiring in a couple of years.

"It was misunderstood, but I'm sure Leo Messi will continue for a long while yet."

Messi's Mom Makes Surprise Ballon d'Or Admission

While Messi has contributed to 19 goals in 14 matches this season for Barca, Suarez has contributed to 13 strikes in 16 games so far.

When do you think Messi will hang up his boots? Let us know in the comments section below.

3 comments

Top 5

Chiefs Now In Two Minds About Gamildien

65 Jun 15, 2021 09:50 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Players Who Lied About Their Age

26 Jun 04, 2021 07:26 PM in World News

Ex-Chiefs Player To Make R25M Move

29 Jun 14, 2021 11:28 AM in Siyagobhoza

The 10 Highest-Paid Players Over Past Year, African Superstar Features

Jun 02, 2021 09:31 AM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Setlhodi Lashes Out At Hunt For Chiefs Failure

158 Jun 14, 2021 11:52 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Chiefs Now In Two Minds About Gamildien

65 Jun 15, 2021 09:50 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Buchanan Finds New Club

36 Jun 14, 2021 12:52 PM in PSL

Done Deals! 6 Sundowns Players Staying At Chloorkop

37 Jun 14, 2021 04:23 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

Official: Arrows Part Ways With Ncikazi

132 Jun 16, 2021 07:39 PM in PSL

Bafana Legend Joins Pitso’s Camp

3 Jun 15, 2021 12:58 PM in Bafana

Another Coach Linked To Bucs Job

38 Jun 14, 2021 10:40 AM in Orlando Pirates

The Highest-Paid African Stars In The EPL

19 Feb 02, 2021 07:14 PM in English Premier League

Star Striker’s Future Decided

12 Jun 14, 2021 08:50 AM in PSL

12 Players Who Went Bankrupt

23 Dec 07, 2020 12:34 PM in World News

One-Year Turkish Deal For SA Striker?

1 Jun 14, 2021 03:55 PM in Siyagobhoza