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Messi Reveals The One Team He Wants To Play For When He Leaves Barcelona

Four-time FIFA Ballon d’Or winner, Lionel Messi has been talking about his future with the Russian press as Argentina prepares to take on Russia in a friendly match on Saturday.

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During the interview with TyC Sports, Argentine TV sports channel based in Argentina — the Barcelona attacker expressed his dream of playing for his childhood club Newell’s Old Boys in Argentina amid ongoing speculation over his future.

The Argentine is still yet to renew his contract with Barcelona although club president Josep Maria Bartomeu claims the deal was as good as done.

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Lionel Messi, born on 24th June 1987 played with Newell’s Old Boys from 1994 to 2000 and says he would love to play for them before he finally retires.

“The desire is always playing for Newell’s, it is what I dreamed as a kid,” he explained.

“When I went to the club I imagined playing in the Primera Division, but I do not know what’s going to happen in a few years. I cannot say I’m going back because I do not know where I’m going to be.”

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Lionel Messi was recently accused of influencing Argentina squad selection, a rumour he has since denied. He said that he has never in any way tried to influence any coaches decision as to who to select and who no to.

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