Lionel Messi training with the Argentine national team


Messi has his candidate for the Ballon d'Or: "There are no doubts this year"

Published:30/05/2022 - 20:26h

Updated:30/05/2022 - 20:26h

Lionel Messi has granted an interview to the Argentine channel 'TyC Sports' where he has given a general review of the season. The Argentine spoke about his first year as a PSG player and gave his candidate for the Ballon d'Or

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Lionel Messi finds concentrated with the Argentinian selection in Spain while they prepare for the crash in front of Italy this Wednesday in the 'Finalissima', that confronts to the last winners of the Glass America and the Eurocopa. In the middle of the commitments, the footballer rosarino has conceded an interview to the half of his country 'TyC Sports', in which it has given a review general to his first season in Paris and has manifested in this regard of diverse subjects of actuality in the world of the football.

In this sense, the one of Rosario was questioned on the Balloon of Gold of this year, and the '10' did not doubt in ensuring that the big favourite to do with the greater individual award of the balompié is his colleague of the Real Madrid, Karim Benzema. "I think that there are not doubts, is very clear that Benzema did a spectacular year and finished consecrating with the Champions, being fundamental of eighth to forward in all the parties. I think that there are not doubts this year".

Likewise, the footballer answered to the words of Lewandowski, the one who expressed in his moment that "wanted to that it was a sincere statement and no that they are pure words" after the said of Messi, that ensured that the Pole deserved the Balloon of Gold. "Each one says what want to and he can express and say what want. I do not share what said, but neither gave him importance. It remained here, that say what want to and does not interest me the other. What said him in his moment said it of heart because it felt it for real", affirmed 'Lio'.

On the Italian selection, the Argentinian aseveró that "it is a madness that have won the Eurocopa and was not in the World-wide. That Italy was not in another World-wide, with what means this and what is Italy in all the history of the World-wide". Besides, it gave to France like candidate to win the World-wide of Qatar, and said that "I think that the hit of the Eurocopa did it stronger, grow like Selection and darse of a lot of other things. And I think that for this World-wide goes to be a Selection that again is candidate to be champion of the World".

No descarta his presence in the World-wide of the 2026

Of the same way, Lionel did not close him the door to his presence with the Argentinian selection in the World-wide of the 2026, in where be 39 years old. The rosarino expusó that in the football there is not at all 'written' and that all the options are on the table. "Mirá What happened now, never imagined that it went to finish playing in another side that was not the Barcelona and of a day for another had to go me. They can happen a lot of things, the football is very cambiante", expressed.

A hard year in Paris

Messi also gave an analysis of what went his first season in the PSG. The forward affirmed that "it had to accustom me also to a way to play because it was accustomed to play all the life of a way and arrive to a place where is not the same, plays different, sees to the football of another way, with new mates…", and added "I in Barcelona had mates that did a lot of years that played at the side of them and knew me by heart. This was all new for me".

Of equal way, expressed his unrest with the Parisian fans when these whistled him after being deleted of the Champions. "When in Paris whistled me directly thought in the boys for knowing what thought. It did not like me that they did it because they were in front my children. Luckily they did not understand at all, they darse of what happens but no why. Even today in the TV or in YouTube look videos mine ancient and likes me. This year it cost me enjoy of the football, but want to go back to Paris to enjoy", exposed.

Finally, it manifested the difficult that went the past year for him and his family. "After all the life to be in a same place, because it is not easy with the age that have because a thing is to do it younger, or ready, or wanting to. I in this moment did not want to it and did not imagine it and did not think it and the truth is that it was a difficult year. I in Barcelona had everything. I went me of very boy. It is more: I lived more in Barcelona that in Argentina. And it was very well. The truth is that it did not have thought to change at all", incidió.

Besides, it ensured that the season that comes will be much better so much for him as for the club, basing his optimism in the fact that it already is more adapted to the team and to the city. "I am prepared for what avenges , know the club, know the city, am a poquito more accommodated to the changing room, to my mates and know that it goes to be different", concluded.

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