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Petr Cech playfully taunts Lionel Messi for struggling against him

‘It took him a long time to score past me… I was an Arsenal player when he eventually did’: Petr Cech aims playful dig at Lionel Messi by noting how much Barcelona star struggled against him on the big stage

  • Petr Cech has reflected on his time as a goalkeeper in the Champions League 
  • The Chelsea icon spoke in the club’s official programme prior to Rennes 
  • Cech notes how Lionel Messi used to struggle against him on the big stage 
  • The veteran star remembers exactly how many attempts it took Messi to score 

Petr Cech is making sure nobody forgets just how much of an incredible goalkeeper he was in his pomp, by aiming playful jibes at none other than Lionel Messi.

The Chelsea legend has this week brought up the fact that Messi simply could not score past him on the biggest stage, requiring many attempts to do so.

Cech reflected this week during an interview for Chelsea’s match-day programme prior to their Champions League group stage clash with Rennes.

Petr Cech has reflected on his Chelsea pomp and brought up Lionel Messi’s struggles

It was only when Cech moved to Arsenal that Messi finally found the back of his goal

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