The Portuguese legend asked for Messi’s autograph

Legendary Paulo Futre asked for Lionel Messi’s signature before the match between PSG and Benfica in the Champions League group stage on October 6 ended.


The legendary Paulo Futre asked for an autograph from Messi.

According to Sportbible , Mr. Futre planned to hunt for Messi’s signature before the match. This is the second player that this Portuguese football legend has asked for an autograph, after Diego Maradona.


Mr. Futre was at Benfica’s Estadio da Luz with the Atletico Madrid shirt (his former team) in hand. After Messi appeared, Mr. Futre approached the Argentine superstar, chatted intimately and asked for an autograph.


After completing, Mr. Futre wrote on social networks: “Humbleness aside, I only see two people as superior to me. Maradona was the first player I asked for an autograph, we used to be. played in the 1987 World Cup. Today, I asked for an autograph from Messi, he is the second player that I want to do this.”


On the morning of October 6 (BTM+7), Messi scored after a beautiful combination with Neymar and Kylian Mbappe in PSG’s 1-1 draw against Benfica in Group H of the Champions League. This goal helped M10 go down in Champions League history as the first player to score 40 different teams in Europe’s most prestigious playground, according to Opta .


In the 82nd minute, coach Christophe Galtier decided to withdraw Messi to rest in the context of PSG in need of a goal. The Argentine superstar was not satisfied. PSG did not play well after Messi took a break and suffered a 1-1 draw.


Futre was the winner of the European Cup (the precursor to the Champions League) in the 1986/87 season with Porto. He had two more national championships in the 1984/85 and 1985/86 seasons. Mr. Futre had 7 more seasons with Atletico and scored 52 goals in 215 games.