Real Madrid great Hierro: LaLiga can survive losing Messi

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Real Madrid great Fernando Hierro insists the LaLiga will survive losing their stars in recent years.

Former Barcelona pair Neymar and Leo Messi are now with PSG, while Real Madrid icon Cristiano Ronaldo has returned to Manchester United.

But Hierro said at the World Football Summit: "The LaLiga has endured that Neymar left and continues, Cristiano left and continues, Messi has left and will continue. I would like them to still be there because they are players who have marked an era, but it is an international product already very consolidated so as not to collapse when a star goes.

"It has been a delight for our football to have these wonderful players who have marked a great time, but I believe that the product of the LaLiga at an international level and what has been achieved is above whether certain players may or may not be."

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