Valentino Rossi shocked observers earlier today in Argentina when he gathered the press at his paddock and then admitted “I was a whiny baby last year.” Rossi went on to say that his complaints about Marc Marquez, largely beginning at Sepang, were simply a part of his penchant for playing mind games with his opponents. “The press surprise me … they take it serious, and then I decide to play along” Rossi continued, “I make big mistake.”
“If Marquez so fast he can play games with me in every corner, I should just work on my riding. I tell my fans stop booing Marc and Jorge.”
Rossi then proceeded to walk over to the Repsol Honda paddock and apologize to Marquez. “We just race, and forget about last year,” he was heard saying to the obviously shocked Marquez.
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