Lionel Messi from Panama made statements about the continuity of Maradona
Lionel Messi, after his silence, when he arrived in Panama for a friendly charity, gave a press conference where he gave his opinion about Maradona’s decision in following as coach of Argentina team.
“For me Diego has to continues as a coach, but he is who has to decide it. We must begin in the next steps, friendly matches, Copa America. We must move forward, growing and getting things.”
“It makes me a bad feeling the World Cup, I expect to get away. We can not do anything. Neither me or the selection left us things we wanted.”
Messi was accompanied at the press conference by former Germany striker Kevin Kuranyi, former champion of the Italian team, Marco Materazzi, and the captain of Brazil, Lucio.
It was the first public Messi’s appearance after Argentina’s elimination.
The benefit match is called “Messi and his friends against the rest of the world”, and involves 28 foreign players and four Panamanians and is held at the Rommel Fernandez Stadium.