The former Barcelona player Sylvinho believes that the Argentine crack is capable of taking the Blaugrana club to a new crown in the Champions League.
While Barcelona prepares to return to action in Champions League, a former club player like Sylvinho is excited with a new consecration for the culé team in the top European competition. The former Brazilian soccer player says that, with Lionel Messi On campus, Catalans always have a chance.
Barça will play their second leg match for the round of 16 against Napoli on Saturday, after drawing a 1-1 draw in the first leg on Italian soil.
“Even a little Messi is still a lot of Messi. He’s still the best. He can change the game in seconds. Get the ball, Tac, tac, tac, goal! A team with such a player, be careful, maybe they can win it everything, “Sylvinho commented in a chat with The Guardian.
On the other hand, the former Brazilian international admitted that he never imagined that Messi would become what he is today. It should be noted that the two South American footballers shared the culé squad at the beginning of the Argentine’s career.
“We didn’t know how far it would go. We knew there was a lot of potential there. We knew it was someone different, very different. But it’s a lie to say that we thought ‘this guy will win six Ballon d’Or’, you never know what’s going to happen,” he said. .
And he concluded: “He was the same as he is today in many ways. He did not speak much, he was relaxed, he trained and he went home. He has a large family behind him.”
Messi won four Champions League with Barcelona, but his last consecration was in 2015, so the Argentine crack will look to Lisbon to re-raise the Orejona after five years.
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