Pep Guardiola praised Messi in Dubai
Spain, December 28, 2013
Speaking to the media, the current coach of Bayern Munich Pep Guardiola praised Messi’s merits and spoke with humility when speaking about his time in front of Barcelona. “It was not the Guardiola era, it was Messi’s era” he said.
In conference, the current coach of Bayern Münich consulted him for his successful career as coach of Barcelona, where he won 14 titles (including two Champions League two European Super Cups and two World Club Cups) in his four years with the team from Catalunya.
“It was not the ‘era Guardiola’, it was the era of Messi ” said Pep, giving all the merits of Barca to Lio.
On the other hand, he said: “My dream is to train young players such as my time in the club B of Barcelona, there was pure football.”
As part of the eighth Dubai International Sports Conference, Pep Guardiola was one of the great attractions of the event, which also featured another great coach, the Italian Fabio Capello.