Leo Messi smiles during the Barça-Nàstic

LEO LET THE FRENCH THROW

Messi's captain gesture on Griezmann's penalty

Published:13/09/2020 - 09:51h

Updated:13/09/2020 - 16:07h

Leo Messi put on the Barça shirt against Nàstic again after all the mess about his possible departure from the club. The Argentine did not shine especially, but he did have a gesture that honors him with Griezmann by letting him shoot the 2-0 penalty

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After all the wrap with his possible course of the FC Barcelona, Leo Messi went back to carry his bracelet of captain and the T-shirt of the Barça in the first friendly of pre-season. The Argentinian was to title in the right band in the new 4-2-3-1 of Ronald Koeman and showed that physically still is far of his best level. The '10' did not mark and was not especially brilliant in the futbolístico, but yes was it in the anímico.

To the forward saw him sonriente in several occasions, a very positive sign taking into account all what has happened. Besides, had a gesture of captain with capital letters in the penalti that transformed Antoine Griezmann for the 2-0. Gerard Hammered caused the maximum penalty and Messi would have to have been the attendant to launch it, as always. But the rosarino preferred to yield him the leadership to the French, that perhaps needed that so much more than him.

Messi and Griezmann will go congeniando little by little

It is necessary to remember that the one of Macon is the first thrower of penaltis with France and also went it in his period in the Athletic of Madrid. Precisely, the attacker failed a launching from the 11 metres with the 'bleus' does some days, adding of this form three errors followed with his country. Surely I Read it knew of this abysmal series with the combined French and therefore it decided that it was he the one who occupied of the penalti to be able to resarcirse.

The already '7' culé did not forgive and annotated the goal to put an advantage of two regarding the ones of Tarragona. After his failures with France, can that this target do him recover the stray confidence. Messi, by his part, will have to expect at least a meeting more to celebrate a so much his with the Barcelona. Andl Pichichi went without marking in front of the Nàstic and will try to do it against the Girona inside some days.

Koeman Spoke of Messi after the friendly

Koeman Spoke precisely of the international albiceleste after the dispute of the crash. The Dutch left clear that sees him animated and does not have doubts that little by little it will go recovering his best physical tone. "It has showed the same spirit that the first day. It is training well, also it did it in his free day. It knows perfectly that it has to improve physically, as all. His quality speaks in case same", declared.

The true is that Messi began his pre-season does relatively little, since it lost a week of trainings when it decided to put in rebeldía to force his course of the club. At the end, the '10' threw course backwards and went back to the work the past 7 September. It carries therefore less than a week of trainings in his legs, by what is normal that was not especially brilliant in the friendly of this Saturday.

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