City Meet Barca, Aguero Forget for a moment friendship with Messi
Abu Dhabi – Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero, chum with Barcelona star Lionel Messi. But, Aguero will momentarily forget that friendship when they faced the club in the Champions League.
City met with Barca in the Champions League last 16. The first leg will be held in Manchester, February 24 next, while the second meeting was held in Barcelona, March 18.
Aguero and Messi will be the mainstay of the respective teams in these two games. They both until recently listed as the top scorer in the City and Barca.
Aguero pack 19 goals in 23 games in all competitions this season. As for Messi has to make 28 goals in 26 games.
“It will be an important game for me because I will face my good friend, Messi. But, as we stepped onto the field, the friendship will be lost,” said Aguero Manchester Evening News quoted.
“The club has invested a lot of money for the sake of the highest achievers in the Champions League even though we know it will be a very tough game,” he said.
Aguero and Messi have been friends since they still defend the Argentine junior team. Friendship that continues to persist until they are both a mainstay in the senior team. Aguero and Messi also occupy the same room as Argentina appeared in the 2014 World Cup.