Argentine football star Lionel Messi has opened up about his retirement from the senior team.
“Logically, depending on the age, it will be in the short term, but I don’t know when that moment will be. I think about it every day, we’re going through all this.”Albiceleste’s pointed 10.
These words were announced during the “Key to Eternity” program on Public TV.
“I guess when it’s meant to be, it’s going to happen. After all that’s been achieved lately, all that’s left to do is enjoy it. As I always say, God will tell you when that moment is.”The world champion continued.
Leo Messi will be presented this Sunday at the Lockhart Stadium in Florida; With Inter Miami of the MLS, he will be reunited with his fellow countryman coach Gerardo ‘Tada’ Martino. He also managed him at Barcelona (2013-2014) and with the national team between 2014 and 2016.
On the other hand, Leo mentioned that if he had not won the last World Cup with Argentina, he would have quit the national team as it was a very stressful situation for him and his family.
“If I’m not world champion, I won’t be there anymore. For me, the national team is the best, I’ve had bad times too. When I was at my best in Barcelona, there I won the Champions League, leagues, individual awards, but I had to go to the national team. , I suffered a lot and my family also suffered.Sentenced.
Defeat against Saudi Arabia in Qatar 2022 was a tough episode
Messi couldn’t ignore Argentina’s 2-1 group stage loss to Saudi Arabia.
“We came from 35 or 36 without defeat and we didn’t know how to react to a difficult moment because, fortunately, we didn’t have it until then”He commented.
“There were a lot of guys who were playing in their first World Cup, so the game against Arabia was very difficult. Whether you like it or not, the nervousness or the nerves come through because of that, but this team showed that they are not worried about anything and they are very strong.he added.
Inter Miami is a new challenge for Messi
Finally, he touched on the subject of his next debut, which everything indicates will be against the Mexican club Cruz Azul this July 21st in a fight belonging to the League Cup.
“We are happy with the decision we made and eager to face the new challenge. My mentality and my head will not change, I will try to do my best for myself and for the club wherever I want to be.”. The Argentine star is done.