Lionel Messi admitted that he was not physically well. Even so, he believes his condition will improve with time.
In the end, as is well known, he failed to sign a new contract and moved to Paris Saint Germain in August. But with Les Parisiens, he has not shown his best performance.
Fitness problems, injuries, and commitments to the Argentine national team in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic have contributed Messi for PSG not yet felt. He went through 5 matches in the French League without goals and assists at all.
Messi’s record is slightly better in the Champions League, where he has scored three goals in three matches. Likewise in the Argentine national team, where he has scored 4 goals in 7 games since September, but has not yet recorded his name on the scoreboard in the last three matches.
Messi was aware he had not returned to peak condition. Moreover, he missed the last two PSG matches because of a knee problem. Therefore, when he succeeded in helping Argentina to draw Brazil in the World Cup Qualifiers while ensuring a ticket to Qatar, Wednesday (17/11), La Pulga was already happy.
“We knew we could win. We believed from the start, and tried to play, but sometimes we couldn’t. But the most important thing is that we didn’t lose, we kept going and kept improving,” Messi said after the match against Brazil, quoted Mark.
“I haven’t played in a long time, the game was very intense and I need to find my rhythm. I’m fine, although not physically.”
“I’ve been sitting in silence for a long time, and it’s not easy to play a game that has a fast pace. Luckily I’m fine, hopefully I can end the year well,” he said. Messi.