🎙 Lionel Scaloni (Argentina coach) "Messi is a player to take into account for the opponent and for us it is a plus. I would have liked Neymar to be there. We don't think about how Brazil plays but about our potential."
🎙 Lionel Scaloni (Argentina coach) "In Messi's case, he couldn't come with us because of his suspension. For the next game in November against Paraguay, we believe he will be there. I don't think there are any inconveniences."
🎙 Lionel Scaloni (Argentina coach) "I think that the players are so fond of Messi that they sometimes say that they want to win more champions for him than for themselves, but here everyone wants to be the champion because Argentina wants to." #CopaAmerica
🎙 Lionel Scaloni (Argentina coach) "With me, Messi and Dybala can play together. It is feasible that they can do it. It requires work, logically, something there's not much of. With effort and commitment of these type of players, insurance will be obtained." #CopaAmerica
🎙 Lionel Scaloni (Argentina coach) "Messi will be in Copa América. It is evident he will be. He showed maximum will here and we see he is very driven. When the Venezuela game finished, we talked about the match, not about what is to come. We will work to get a better team."
🎙 Lionel Scaloni (Argentina coach) "I hope Messi is in the future, he is the best player in the world. If he is not, we should try to play as a team, that is the idea, that we play as a team and we are difficult to beat."
⚠️ Messi will not play in Argentina's upcoming friendly matches and will be on a break from the national team. Messi informed interim coach Lionel Scaloni of decision. Messi won't quit permanently but no one knows when he'll return [tnt sports la]