Whilst on punditry duty Jamie Carragher told the story of how seven-time Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi slid into his DMs just to call him 'a donkey'.
Messi, who now plies his trade in the MLS with Inter Miami, signed for Paris Saint-Germain from Barcelona in 2021. It brought to an end a 21-year career in Spain, and although it was in part a result Barca's financial complications it didn't prevent questions arising about the decision.
At the time the French club had dominated Ligue 1, winning seven of the previous nine campaigns. They had only reached the Champions League final once over that period - a 1-0 loss to Bayern Munich in 2020.
Carragher ultimately felt as if the move didn't make sense for PSG, and was of the same mind over Cristiano Ronaldo's second transfer to Manchester United during the same summer.
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On past editions of Sky Sports' Monday Night Football he was vocal on the matter. He even hinted to Gary Neville the Argentine's response to his remarks though refused to unveil the content of the messages publicly.
However speaking again on American broadcaster CBS' Champions League coverage on the opening night of group stage action, the ex-Red revealed to a different group of panellists his interaction with the 2022 World Cup winner.
In a show of one-upmanship, the 45-year-old told Micah Richards: "He [Messi] has not been in your DMs.
This prompted the former Manchester City man to enquire about the reasoning for the unlikely conversation.
"I can't - is it Spanish what they speak, Argentinians?" Carragher responded, sending presenter Kate Abdo and ThierryRead on liverpoolecho.co.uk