The captain of the Argentine National Team arrived in the European country after the victories against Ecuador and Bolivia, for the South American Qualifiers towards the World Cup in Qatar 2022.
The captain of the Argentina National Team, Lionel Messi, arrived in Spain this Wednesday after his participation in the double date of the FIFA South American Qualifiers for the Qatar 2022 World Cup and this Thursday he will return to training in Barcelona.
La Pulga landed with his private plane at around 4 p.m. (11 a.m. from Argentina) at the El Prat airport in Barcelona, after almost eleven hours of flight, from the Bolivian city of Santa Cruz de la Sierra.
The delegation of the Argentine team that is in charge of Lionel Scaloni traveled completely from La Paz to Santa Cruz and there, the players were divided into three planes: one to Madrid, another to Buenos Aires and Messi’s to Barcelona.
According to the portal of the Catalan newspaper Sport, Messi shared the trip with forward Lautaro Martínez, who is destined for Italy, to rejoin Inter Milan led by Antonio Conte.
After the triumphs against Ecuador (1-0) in Buenos Aires and Bolivia (2-1) at the height of La Paz, the Rosario star will have the day off and this Thursday he will rejoin the Blaugrana squad training.
In order to have the majority of the players, the coaching staff headed by Ronald Koeman scheduled practice for the afternoon, starting at 5.30 pm (Spanish time).
Barcelona will visit Getafe on Saturday for the sixth date of the Spanish La Liga, then it will debut in the European Champions League against Ferencváros, from Hungary, on Tuesday the 20th at the Camp Nou, and on Saturday 24th it will play the classic against Real Madrid, in a Camp Nou without an audience.
With information from Télam.