Messi Now Makin Ripe and More Concerned Team
Buenos Aires – Argentina coach Gerardo Martino assess Lionel Messi, now a more mature figure and more and more sacrifices for the team. Martino called the 2014 World Cup and so the point of the change Messi.
Messi is still a critical axis in Barcelona game this season. But more than a scorer, the 27 years it is now considered more work for the team.
Statistics show at least enough of it. Although still sharp with 49 goals from 49 appearances in various competitive arena this season, he is also able to create 28 assists.
Martino saw his team in Argentina’s national team to play more for the team since the 2014 World Cup. Failure to lift the trophy and the only finish runner-up calls affect the style of play Barca star.
“We’re seeing a Leo Messi is much more mature. He is now more concerned with being a team player and this because of what happened in the World Cup yesterday,” said Martino told Argentine newspaper, Diario Popular.
“He is now not so individualistic and play for the team,” he added as quoted by AS.
Messi scored four goals and one assist for Argentina at the World Cup. He finished top scorer of La Albiceleste to notch the goal, but failed to bring his team to overcome Germany in the final.