The Chilean worldwide was as soon as team-mates with Messi on the Catalan membership.
The 29-year-old shared dressing room along with the Argentine captain throughout his time on the Camp Nou.
In an interview with Sky Sports activities, Sanchez stated: “You would possibly cry throughout a recreation in case you lose a closing.
“That’s all a part of soccer. Within the Barcelona dressing room after the Chelsea recreation, I noticed Leo [Messi] cry.
“That’s as a result of gamers demand a lot from themselves. Folks don’t see that.”
The sport Sanchez was referring to was the 2012 Champions League semi-final assembly between Barcelona and Chelsea.
With a 1-Zero lead from the first-leg, Chelsea produced one of many nice defensive shows within the second-leg in Barcelona.
After seeing captain, John Terry despatched off early within the recreation, the Blues managed to attract 2-2 on the Nou Camp with Fernando Torres scoring late within the recreation for Chelsea, to make it Three-2 on combination.
Chelsea will host Barcelona within the first-leg of the Spherical of 16 within the Champions league on 20th February, 2018.