Javier Mascherano gives pep talk

March 5, 2013
By ESPN.com news services
In the face of Barcelona president Sandro Rosell's criticism of the club's "defeatist attitude," central defender Javier Mascherano on Tuesday encouraged his teammates to return to the form they had three weeks ago.

"Three weeks ago this was like Disney and now it is a house of terror, and it seems like Madrid is on fire," Mascherano told reporters. "It is easier to analyze the last 15 days than the last 15 years. Success deforms you. What we have to analyze is the game and we have not ...

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