During a training with the then coach of Barcelona, Ernesto Valverde, Messi got angry with Riqui Puig. As reported by the journalist of the Cadena Ser, Sique Rodríguez, the canterano made a mess to Messi and the Argentine did not like the gesture of the young Catalan footballer. In fact, after receiving the pipe, the Argentine went to the locker room.
“Just as Ansu Fati fell very well in the locker room, Riqui Puig well no. In fact, he had a “run-in” with Leo Messi, it is a long time anecdote. In a training, from what they told me, Riqui Puig made a pipe in a rondo to Messi and Messi got angry, hit him in the air and left the training”, The journalist commented during the broadcast of the meeting between Barcelona and Leganés. A match where Riqui Puig is not out of the call by technical decision.