first_imgHowever, Henderson did not hesitate to praise the Argentine crack after his performance in the first leg of the semifinals: “He plays differently than when you see him on television. He is very fast.” He also spoke about his great goal: “I still can’t believe he got it. In fact, I thought I was going to release it short. Ali (Alisson) is very good, but Messi put a shot that he could not protect. The strength, the rhythm, the precision … was absolutely perfect. “However, Jordan Henderson did not leave the Camp Nou empty, but took the Luis Suárez jacket, with whom he shared costumes at Liverpool: “Luis is a good boy and he gave it to me as a gesture, since we had played together. I don’t know what he did with mine. “ On Wednesday, May 1, 2019, Barcelona beat Liverpool in the first leg of the Champions League semifinals, prevailing by a 3-0 that placed the Catalans with a considerable advantage in the tie. Leo Messi, once again, had emerged as the only and absolute Barça leader scoring two goals, one of them of colossal dimensions removing the cobwebs from the right squad defended by Alisson Becker. Before such an exhibition, any mortal would have succumbed. Anyone but Jordan Henderson, captain of the red.This was recognized by the English midfielder in statements collected by the Daily Mirror, in which he explained the reason why he did not ask Messi for the shirt after that game, first in which I shared the field of play with him. He assured that it was due to a teaching by Roy Keane, illustrious former Manchester United footballer and who already in his coaching stage led Henderson at Sunderland. The Liverpool captain explained his stage in the black cats than Keane asked his players not to exchange jerseys with rivals, as they would give the impression that they were impressed by them.last_img read more