By Martin Graham | 18th Nov 2022
Messi, who’s at present with Argentina to organize for his fifth World Cup look which can be slated to be his final, took a while to talk to the media about his profession to this point and what lies forward.
“I don’t think I will play for much longer,” he advised former teammates Ezequiel Lavezzi, who spoke to him on behalf of CONMEBOL media. “I love football. Surely, I will work on something related to it. I have done it all my life.”
This comes as no shock to those that have adopted his profession in the previous few seasons carefully. However, it’s a harsh actuality that many aren’t able to face, particularly Paris Saint-Germain, who’re at present having fun with Messi at his finest after he took his time to adapt to the membership’s and to Ligue 1’s type of play within the first yr of his contract.
He can be a free agent on the finish of the season however PSG are reported to be talking together with his father, who additionally works as his agent, Jorge Messi, on a two-year extension.
The 35-year-old is having fun with an excellent season with Pmthe French champions. His seven targets and 10 assists in 13 league video games added to his 4 targets and 4 assists within the UEFA Champions League have put him again within the highlight, entrance and centre, the place he belongs.
PSG at present sits on prime of the Ligue 1 desk and has superior to the Round of 16 in Champions League. Messi is targeted on serving to them obtain the elusive title however extra importantly, he can be wanting ahead to profitable the World Cup with Argetina.
He got here shut in 2014, the place his golden ball profitable efficiency helped them to the ultimate in opposition to Germany, who narrowly edged them out 1 – 0 in a really tight contest in Brazil.
Argentina, nonetheless, are at present essentially the most in kind crew within the worldwide scene. They have gone 36 video games unbeaten in all competitors, together with the 2020 Copa America, which in addition they gained.
Barcelona are additionally rumoured to be within the operating to have him return to the Spotify Camp Nou.
However, it’s lower than possible that he places on the Barcelona shirt in official competitions once more after an expose on how he left the membership from his Guillem Balague-written biography made media rounds.