Felipe Melo nonetheless hasn’t forgotten the Galatasaray’s assembly with Actual Madrid nearly 10 years in the past. The midfielder was a member of a facet full of expertise – gamers like Wesley Sneijder and Didier Drogba, and in that version of the Champions League, Gala had overwhelmed Manchester United within the group stage and eradicated Schalke within the Spherical of 16. In response to the Brazilian, interviewed immediately by Diretta.it, that group “may have received the European Cup”. In the event that they didn’t he argues, it was as a result of they crossed paths with Actual Madrid within the quarter finals. That tie, based on Felipe Melo, was conditioned by a number of refereeing errors: “I’m satisfied that, with VAR, we’d have received,” he exclaimed. “Within the first leg we misplaced 3-0, it’s true, however there was a foul through the transfer that led to the second aim – that was decisive. Within the second leg, we conceded a aim from Cristiano that was clearly offside and, regardless of that, we turned it round to guide 3-1″.
The midfielder, who now performs for Fluminense, added that Mourinho’s face was an image and the picture of the Madrid coach caught with him: “We scored three objectives in 1 / 4 of an hour and I noticed Mou stupefied, as if considering ‘what the hell is occurring right here?’ Later, Madrid made it 3-2 as a result of we have been unbalanced whereas making an attempt to get a fourth aim, however I reiterate: with VAR, we may have received the Champions League”.
In Italy, Felipe Melo starred for Fiorentina, Juventus and Inter Milan (who he joined after spending 4 years at Galatasaray, from 2011 to 2015). The Bianconeri followers criticize him for favouring Inter, one thing that the Brazilian won’t deny: “I’ve been an Inter fan since I used to be a toddler, and after taking part in there, much more. Juve, nevertheless, was my first nice group and I discovered so much there. I arrived as a toddler and made many errors. They improved me as an individual.”
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