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'Messi was sitting there, depressed' - Matip reveals awkward encounter with Barca star after Liverpool comeback

Joel Matip has revealed an awkward encounter with a ‘depressed’ Lionel Messi after Liverpool’s stunning 4-0 win over Barcelona in the Champions League.

The Cameroonian defender has also given his verdict on Roberto Firmino’s unique dress sense, and explained how he sometimes has to provide translations for Jurgen Klopp’s jokes.

After Klopp’s side overturned a 3-0 deficit on a famous night at Anfield, Matip and Messi were the players selected for the post-match doping tests.

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“After the game, we lined up arm-in-arm in front of the Kop together and sang ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’ with the fans,” Matip told 11Freunde.