- Luis Suarez recently left Barcelona for a move to Atletico Madrid after six years
- Lionel Messi was not happy with the departure of Suarez at the Nou Camp
- Suarez stated that he felt Lionel Messi's pain about him leaving
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Luis Suarez has explained he knew that Lionel Messi felt bad about his departure at Spanish giants Barcelona after spending six years together at the Nou Camp.
The Uruguayan striker and Lionel Messi established a formidable pairing up front at Barcelona where they both won the Spanish La Liga and the Champions League titles.
But Barcelona were not in their best form last season as they failed to win any title in all competitions which made the club's chiefs to sack Setien.
Embarrassing defeat against Bayern Munich was also among the rationales that made Barcelona chiefs to change their head coach and appointed Ronald Koeman.
Ronald Koeman told Luis Suarez on resumption that he will not be part of his plans at Barcelona which the former Liverpool striker angry.
And after his departure for Atletico Madrid, Lionel Messi to to social media to explain that Luis Suarez deserved a good farewell from Barcelona chiefs.
According to the report on GOAL, Suarez explained below.
"I was not surprised about Messi because I know him too well, I knew the pain he felt, as I did.
"He felt they kicked me out of the club because of the forms. There were other ways to do things correctly with me. They were six long years and that bothered him too. I see him as a friend and he knows how badly we suffered.
"My family wanted to see me happy. There are some strange things at Barcelona like sending you to train separately because you were not considered for the game.''
Meanwhile, Barcelona are currently occupying fifth position on the La Liga table with seven points, while Atletico Madrid occupy 12th after three games played so far.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Lionel Messi is the highest-paid footballer and the second player that recently hit the $1billion mark in terms of earnings.
With the enormous amount in his bank account, the Barcelona star can afford to buy anything he wishes with his money.
The 33-year-old has a fleet of luxury things in his possession including his private jet, mansion, cars, hotels and many other things that give him comfort.
Messi currently earns a massive $126million income yearly with $92m coming from salary and $34m from endorsements.
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