Messi: “The coach is Batista and nobody sees him as interim”
Lionel Messi, Argentina’s crack, arrived in the country to begin training to prepare for the friendly against the world champion, Spain. He stated “I hope things go well, as in the game against Ireland.”
After playing the first game of the Liga de las Estrellas, Messi arrived in the country and supported Batista as coach of the selection. “Now we’re in a new phase with the Checho and we will make things the best way, as in the game against Ireland,” said the crack in Ezeiza.
On the question of the role of “Checho”, Messi said “now, the coach is Batista is and nobody sees him as interim” and added “for my part, I have wanted to do the best for selection to win and continue to grow with Checho’s ideas.”
He also commented on the arrival of Mascherano to Barca, “beyond what he is as a player, I am very happy for him to be in my team,” said Lio, who responding on the captaincy concluded, “Javier is the captain and I have no problems not being in his role.”