January 06 News Newcastle defender Trippier accepted an interview with Goal,
Talked about his experience of defending Messi when he played for Atletico Madrid.
"It can’t be done, it’s interesting, Simeone is our coach, they are both Argentine. In the pre-match meeting, he said, facing Messi, all you can do is pray, nothing else. You
Can’t stop him, he’s so special."
"I hope that more English players can go to other leagues to experience. I learned a lot of playing experience with Simeone. I also learned some knowledge, which made me enjoy the game even more. I also enjoyed life and food in Spain.
And the weather, it’s incredible."