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I have seen Messi cry: Sanchez

IANS  |  Manchester 

Highlighting the fact that the life of a can become difficult at times due to several reasons, Manchester United key revealed he has seen superstar break down after a match.

Sanchez, 29, was a team-mate of when he plied his trade for from 2011 to 2014.

The Chilean told Arsenal great in an interview with that like him he wanted to play along side the best players of the game.

He also revealed that to live a luxurious life you need to put in a lot of effort as a

"During my childhood, my dream was the same as yours: to be a and to play with the best. Sometimes in that can be harder than here in Europe, because we dream of coming to Europe," Sanchez said.

"Maybe I'd be working in the region where I'm from, doing other things. I think saves many people. It can give you a life of luxury, but people don't see all the effort that goes in behind the scenes.

"That might mean not seeing your family, or missing your mother's birthday, many players are so focused that they miss the birth of their children.

"You might cry during a game if you lose a final. That's all part of In the dressing room after game, I saw Leo (Messi) cry. That's because players demand so much from themselves. People don't see that," the 29-year-old added.



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First Published: Sun, February 11 2018. 18:22 IST