Messi is Barcelona’s top scorer and recently scored the 71st goal in 139 appearances for Argentina in Albiceleste’s 1-0 win over Ecuador during the October international break.

Leo Messi is fully aimed at his team

Lionel Messi has admitted that he has decided to put his team above his personal goals on the pitch in recent years, pointing out that scoring is no longer his priority when he plays either for Barcelona or with his national team. Messi is Barcelona’s top scorer and recently scored the 71st goal in 139 appearances for Argentina in Albiceleste’s 1-0 win over Ecuador during the October international break. “Today I’m less obsessed with scoring,” Messi said in an interview. “I try to do my best for the team”. The Barcelona captain did not hesitate to take over the current situation in society. And amid the challenging coronavirus crisis, emphasizing that “inequality is one of the big problems”. Messi believes that it is vital for everyone to have access to water, electricity and food, especially during a pandemic. He also had words of praise for his compatriots.

Messi has praised his compatriots who are helping each other during the pandemic

“It gives me great pride to see people get involved and collaborate in dining rooms and picnic areas in Argentina. Even in difficult times like the ones we live in,” added Messi. “The points that are being raised this year should be for all the people who participate in helping in this way”. During the pandemic, Messi made essential donations to hospitals and organizations. Both individually and through his foundation, offering €1 million to fight the epidemic. With the amount divided between the Hospital Clinic in Barcelona and another medical centre in Argentina. Plus, in this intimate interview, Messi looked back at his first steps into football. The Argentine striker began his career at Newell’s Old Boys before moving to Europe to join Barcelona’s academy in 2000.

Since then, Messi has established himself as one of the best players in football history, winning numerous titles and breaking several records with the Blaugrana.