- Different football players and managers have continued to react to the banning of English Premier League side, Manchester City by UEFA over financial irregularities
- A student of the Pep Guardiola all conquering Barcelona and current captain of the Spanish side, Lionel Messi has also spoken about the UEFA ban
The Argentine stated that no one ever believed such a thing would happen.
Messi was reported by Goal to have stated that:
“It’s amazing because no one thought such a massive thing could happen. The Champions League is very attractive but two years without playing in it can be tough.”