Barca, Madrid hurt to use images of Messi with Marc Valiente

Barcelona president Joan Laporta has admitted that the entity has hurt Barca Real Madrid in its appeal filed against the penalty to Cristiano Ronaldo images of a play in which Lionel Messi tried to get rid of a rival.

“It is true that Barca has pained him to Messi being used. We did not like. But it will not interfere in relations of harmony and respect between the two clubs,” said Joan Laporta.

Cristiano Ronaldo was sent off last week after slap Patrick Mtiliga, who plays for Malaga, which ended with a broken nose from the blow dealt to the Portuguese.

Real Madrid have made claims to the Competition Committee and in them a tape of melted Sevilla Messi Marc Valiente, which were not accepted by the committee.

“What we have learned is wrong to involve Messi, because he is honest and loves football.’s A player who is not controversial and is humble. It meets all the requirements to be considered the best player in the world,” said Laporta.

The Barça president unveiled it has held talks with Real Madrid, Florentino Perez, but not to address the issue of the Ribbon Messi, but to discuss the possibility of joint action to help earthquake victims in Haiti.

Laporta said Barcelona had already taken steps to support, through Doctors Without Borders, but does not rule out raising them.