Lionel Messi Defends Teammate By Asking Others To Not Call Him By ‘Colo’

Lionel Messi is one of the calmest guys out there on the football field. He is not seen always speaking for having a fight with other players on the field. However, when it comes to standing for a teammate, the little magician is always there.

This side of Argentinian was not revealed to others, until one of his national teammates, spoke about this. So, let’s know more about this in detail.

Alexis Mac Explains How Lionel Messi Stopped Others To Call Him ‘Colo’

Alexis Mac plays for Argentina during the international breaks. He made his debut for the South American team in 2019. However, he has not trained much with Lionel Messi, but when he did, explained what happened.

According to reports, Mac explained how Messi is a fantastic human being. He said that everyone in the team called him ‘Colo’ which means Ginger in Argentina.

 To this, Messi asked his fellow teammates to not call him by that name, if he doesn’t like it. Mac said, “I remember everyone called me Colo, which is ginger in Argentina. I don’t like it much and he(Messi) told the teammates that ‘He doesn’t like to be called Colo, so don’t call him that!”

This makes it clear how Lionel Messi helps his teammates not only on the field but off the field.

Who is Alexis Mac? 

Alexis Mac Allister is a 23-years old football player who plays as a central midfielder. On the club level, he plays for Premier League side Brighton & Hove Albion, which he joined back in 2019.


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 However, in 2019 only, he was sent back to his home country to play for Boca Juniors on loan. In the 2021-22 season, he is playing for the Premier League side.

He has only appeared twice for the Argentina national team and was not a part of the team which won the Copa America last year. Mac made his national debut in 2019 and hasn’t scored any goals for the national team.

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