At least once a tour, that song just gets me. I’m singing it, and I think I’m OK, and I suddenly realise it’s very emotional, and John was a great mate and a very important man in my life, and I miss him, you know? It happened at the first show, in Gijon: I was doing fine, and I found myself doing a thing I’ve done in soundcheck, just repeating one of the lines: ‘I love you, I love you, I love you.’ I did that and I thought, ‘That’s nice - that works.’ And then I came to finish the song, to do the last verse, and it was, 'Oh shit - I’ve just totally lost it.’
Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona scores the opening goal past Ivan Cuellar of Real Sporting de Gijon during the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Real Sporting de Gijon at Camp Nou stadium on March 1, 2017 in Barcelona, Spain.
Paco Alcacer of FC Barcelona celebrates with his team mate Lionel Messi after scoring his team’s fourth goal during the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Real Sporting de Gijon at Camp Nou stadium on March 1, 2017 in Barcelona, Spain.