Reports of Leo Messi's halftime speech to Barcelona teammates on Saturday night have emerged.
Given that they had a two-goal advantage at the midway point, Messi urged his teammates to remain calm while maintaining focus.
"Let's not be stupid here," he was heard shouting in footage captured from the tunnel as the players prepared to come out for the second half.
"We have a two-goal advantage, so calm now.
"Let's play calmly."
Messi's words in the tunnel during half time: "We have a two-goal lead, let's not be reckless, Let's play calmly! ."pic.twitter.com/X7vY86vj95— (@MediaBarcaTimes) August 9, 2020