Messi stays at Barcelona: The interview in full September 4, 2020 19:37 Lionel Messi has backtracked on his decision to leave Barcelona in an interview with Goal Spain - here is the full transcript. ", Messi stays at Barcelona: How we got here, Barcelona will win without Messi, says Luis Enriqu. © COPYRIGHT 2020 MANORAMA ONLINE. I was clear about what I wanted, I have said what I felt I wanted. . one Malayalam News site on our There are two fundamental things that people would like to know... You stay at Barca, you lead the team again. What did you want to demonstrate? Now I am going to continue in the club because the president told me that the only way to leave was to pay the €700million clause, and that this is impossible. Messi's perfect tribute towards Maradona wasn't the only thing that caught the eye during his game against Osasuna as his heat map from the game actually looked like a goat. It was not to make a mess, or to go against the club, but the way to make it official because my decision had been made.". Der FC Barcelona liegt mit sieben Punkten Rückstand auf dem zweiten Platz. Blog; About Us; Contact; The key words were 'inconsistent', 'weak' and 'easy to score goals against' but there were deeper stirrings in his reactions that flowed freely. ... Gerade ist es etwas ruhiger, weil Barcelona Osasuna auch mal den Ball überlässt. This happening has helped me to recognise many false people. But apart from that, the president always told me, 'when the season is over, you decide if you stay or leave', he never set a date, and well, it was simply to make the club know that he was not [sticking to his word], but not to get into a fight because I did not want to fight with the club. Barca gave me everything and I gave it everything. Antoine Griezmann starred and Lionel Messi paid tribute to Diego Maradona as Barcelona beat Osasuna 4-0 at Camp Nou on Sunday. FC Barcelona gewinnt gegen Osasuna 4:0! Lionel Messi is staying with Barcelona for the time being, confirming his U-turn in a gripping and emotional interview with Goal Spain. I would never go to court against Barca because it is the club that I love, which gave me everything since I arrived, it is the club of my life, I have made my life here. 10 which Maradona wore during his brief spell at the Rosario side in 1993. I wanted to go because I thought about living my last years of football happily. "As usual, I am going to give my best, I will do my best to fight for all the objectives and hopefully I can dedicate myself to the people who have had a bad time. Actually, now I don't know what will happen. There has been a lot of talk about Messi being badly advised and badly advised regarding the decision to communicate that you wanted to leave by burofax. SITE FOLLOWS THE DNPA’S CODE OF CONDUCT. "When I communicated my wish to leave to my wife and children, it was a brutal drama. But the important member of the family is Mateo. The president did not give me a clue at what he was really saying. Messi hat derweil keine Lust auf Anlaufen und geht nur in Höhe der Mittellinie. A feeling of rage? It does not come from the Bayern result, it comes from many things. Lionel Messi led the way in key passes, ending with 4 to his name. UND: In einem Interview hatte Messi verraten, dass sein Vater ihn 1993, als er sechs Jahre alt war mit ins Stadion nahm. The comments posted here/below/in the given space are not on behalf of Onmanorama. . Lionel Messi paid a personal tribute to the late Diego Maradona after scoring on Sunday as Barcelona returned to winning ways in La Liga with a resounding 4-0 home win over Osasuna. 35. #messi #alaves #postmatchinterview . Messi adorned a brilliant team display with a thumping strike into the top corner in the second half, after Martin Braithwaite had broken the deadlock and Antoine Griezmann and Philippe Coutinho had scored either side of half-time. 10. I love Barcelona and I'm not going to find a better place than here anywhere. ... Gerade ist es etwas ruhiger, weil Barcelona Osasuna auch mal den Ball überlässt. Both footballers, as it reported the half Sportive World, were able to associate in 26 opportunities , which clearly were taken advantage of by the same to generate danger, in union with others of the players that proposed in attack, like Coutinho or Alba . Um diesen Artikel oder andere Inhalte über soziale Netzwerke zu teilen, brauchen wir deine Zustimmung für diesen Zweck der Datenverarbeitung "Yes, Mateo is still little and he doesn't realise what it means to go somewhere else and make your life a few years elsewhere. It is very difficult to make a decision.". November 29, 2020 10:53 PM IST. You are a born winner. An optimistic message for Barca fans for the future? Do you want to unsubscribe Newsletter/Alerts? However, his heat-map from the game definitely … Griezmann added: "We didn't know what Messi had prepared in tribute to Maradona, it was a beautiful surprise. What they say is that I did not say it [that he wanted to leave] before June 10 [when the clause expired] – but I repeat, we were in the middle of all the competitions and it was not the [right] moment. Eigentlich wollte Lionel Messi Barcelona schon letzten Sommer verlassen, blieb dann aber doch. I always want the best for the club, for the dressing room and for myself. Lionel Messi is staying with Barcelona for the time being, confirming his U-turn in a gripping and emotional interview with Goal Spain. What I can say is that I'm staying and I'm going to give my best for Barcelona.". The money factor, your friends. Barca could have taken an early lead through a sparkling move between Messi, Griezmann and Coutinho, but Osasuna defender Unai Garcia cleared Coutinho's shot off the line. Because I understand that in the end you will stay in Barcelona. I didn't want him to know anything about being forced to leave, to have to live in a new school, or make new friends. Antoine Griezmann reveals Lionel Messi’s reaction to The Decision and more in wide-ranging interview By Alan Feehely - 24 November 2020, 8:47 Antoine Griezmann , speaking on Universe Valdano in quotes carried by Marca , has broken his silence on his relationship with Lionel Messi and the current media storm around his poor form. It was understandable. Former Barcelona midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng has encouraged La Blaugrana skipper Lionel Messi to join Serie A side Napoli in 2021.. Messi’s future remains a huge source of speculation within Barcelona news in recent weeks, with his current deal set to expire at the end of the season.. It was a very difficult year, I suffered a lot in training, in games and in the dressing room. At least compete in it and let us not fall apart in Rome, Liverpool, Lisbon. We gave a very bad image. Bleiben Sie auf dem Laufenden mit aktuellen Neuigkeiten rund um FC Barcelona und Osasuna Pamplona, sowie Fußball-Tabellen, Spielplänen, Ergebnissen, Torschützen und Siegerlisten. I felt very sorry because I always said that I wanted to finish my career here. . What have they asked of you? Now they cling to the fact that I did not say it before June 10, when it turns out that on June 10 we were competing for La Liga in the middle of this awful coronavirus and this disease altered the whole season. What did they tell you? The whole family began crying, my children did not want to leave Barcelona, ​​nor did they want to change schools. Everything has been spoken of. Has it hurt you that they doubt your commitment? He told me all the time: 'We'll talk, not now,' this and that, but nothing [happened]. Bayern beat Stuttgart 3-1 but Dortmund go down to Cologne. The money? And it is not 'I'm leaving and that's it'. You can win or lose in it, because it is very difficult, but you have to compete. }. Bleiben Sie auf dem Laufenden mit aktuellen Neuigkeiten rund um FC Barcelona und Osasuna Pamplona, sowie Fußball-Tabellen, Spielplänen, Ergebnissen, Torschützen und Siegerlisten. . Now, the Catalan giants look to follow the … "url": "https://www.onmanorama.com/", I believed that the club needed more young players, new players and I thought my time in Barcelona was over. Lionel Messi was fined 600 euros ($720) for taking his jersey off to pay tribute to Diego Maradona, the Spanish football federation said. "A bit of everything, my friends, money… many things that have been said have hurt. I would never do such a thing. There is a new coach and new ideas. Former Barcelona midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng has encouraged La Blaugrana skipper Lionel Messi to join Serie A side Napoli in 2021.. Messi’s future remains a huge source of speculation within Barcelona news in recent weeks, with his current deal set to expire at the end of the season.. Why did you tell Barca that you could go? But I did feel hurt by things that I heard from people, from journalists, from people questioning my commitment to Barcelona and saying things that I think I didn't deserve. They must have told you 'dad, this', 'dad, that'. . Fußball-Fans finden hier die neusten Fußball-News, Interviews, Experten-Kommentare und gratis Highlights. "@type": "WebSite", Zum Leidwesen von Superstar Lionel Messi. Fußball-Fans finden hier die neusten Fußball-News, Interviews, Experten-Kommentare und gratis Highlights. We need a little time to clear our heads and then to think about the Champions League, which starts from zero. Did they watch the news on TV and ask you anything? Thiago yes, he is older. Football Mistakes that RUINED a Trophy - Duration: 10:25. Barcelona have struggled in the LaLiga in recent times but ran out 4-0 winners at home against Osasuna as they beat the team comfortably. He cried to me and said, 'let's not go', I repeat that it was hard, really. Lionel Messi has dramatically cut short his holiday in order to hold urgent talks with new Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman about his plans to rebuild the crisis-stricken club. Messi paid an epic tribute to late Argentine football legend Diego Maradona, who passed away last week. I will do my best. #messi #alaves #postmatchinterview Gerard Pique hofft, dass er das auch nächstes Jahr tut. And to anyone. It was wrong, I didn't feel like doing anything. Reds held to a draw against Brighton; Klopp angry at scheduling in interview. If I didn't send the burofax, it's like nothing happened, I have the optional year I had to have continued all year. Messi traf bei der Niederlage gegen Osasuna zum zwischenzeitlichen Ausgleich und äußerte sich nach dem Spiel in einem seiner seltenen Interviews. Lionel Messi was fined 600 euros ($720) for taking his jersey off to pay tribute to Diego Maradona, the Spanish football federation said. ", "No… I didn't feel alone. Following the tribute, Messi was handed a yellow card by the referee for removing his shirt in the game. Allein Messi und Suarez hätten für vier Tore sorgen können. 35. Das sagt Kevin-Prince Boateng (33) über Lionel Messi (33) und seinen persönlichen Wechsel-Traum für den Barça-Star. Instead, and fittingly perhaps, it was Messi who had the final say. Messi hat derweil keine Lust auf Anlaufen und geht nur in Höhe der Mittellinie. With Manchester City circling, Messi's father and agent, Jorge, travelled to Barcelona on Wednesday in an attempt to find a compromise, but seemingly there was none to be found. Griezmann scores stunner against Osasuna, Messi dedicates goal to Maradona. You have already subscribed for Newsletter/Alerts. Family is something very important in your life. Coach Ronald Koeman gave Martin Braithwaite another start after the Dane impressed against Dynamo, and Barca benefited from having more of a presence in the area, which they have lacked since parting with Luis Suarez. This world of football is very difficult and there are many false people. According to the central government's IT rules, obscene or offensive statement made against a person, religion, community or nation is a punishable offense, and legal action would be taken against people who indulge in such activities. Messi interview after alaves Messi after 5-0 alaves . But something will have to change at Barca, right? My wife, with all the pain of her soul, supported and accompanied me.". Vanemas 3,451,924 views. I said it at the time that we were not given the support to win the Champions League. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. "It has hurt me a lot that things are published against me and, above all, that false things are published. That is vital, to be happy. { In an interview with Argentine television TyC in 2013, Messi said that when he was a young boy he went to the stadium for Maradona's debut for Newell's back in 1993. UND: In einem Interview hatte Messi verraten, dass sein Vater ihn 1993, als er sechs Jahre alt war mit ins Stadion nahm. "@type": "SearchAction", To decide there was somewhere better than here was difficult. You are in a team that fights for titles and in recent seasons Barca has not competed in Europe. We knew Bayern Munich were a very difficult opponent, but not that we were going to end that way, giving such a poor image of the city and the club of Barcelona. Ousmane Dembele thought he had got a fourth but a VAR review ruled the move offside. Go live with Manorama Online App, the number Messi had enjoyed a rare rest in midweek as he and Frenkie de Jong were left at home for Barca's 4-0 win away to Dynamo Kyiv which sealed their place in the Champions League knockout stages. Still, I have the right to decide. Messi traf bei der Niederlage gegen Osasuna zum zwischenzeitlichen Ausgleich und äußerte sich nach dem Spiel in einem seiner seltenen Interviews. What was the first thing you thought when there were people saying you could leave and that you really didn't care about Barcelona? I needed it, the club needed it and it was good for everyone.". "@context": "http://schema.org", At the time Messi was under the impression he could unilaterally terminate his contract at the end of the 2019-20 season, but Barca claimed the clause had expired in June and LaLiga backed the club up. Antoine Griezmann starred and Lionel Messi paid tribute to Diego Maradona as Barcelona beat Osasuna 4-0 at Camp Nou on Sunday. Es war der 7. I believed it was time to step aside. } Messi traf bei der Niederlage gegen Osasuna zum zwischenzeitlichen Ausgleich und äußerte sich nach dem Spiel in einem seiner seltenen Interviews. Read on for the full transcript…, Why did it take you time to break your silence, "Firstly, because after the defeat in Lisbon it was very hard. At the end of the game, Sofascore revealed that his heat map took the shape of an actual farm-like goat. Barcelona: Lionel Messi paid a personal tribute to the late Diego Maradona after scoring on Sunday as Barcelona returned to winning ways in La Liga with a resounding 4-0 home win over Osasuna. Wie ein Film.“ – Das sagt Kevin-Prince Boateng über seinen Wechsel-Wunsch für Ex-Barça-Kollege Messi. City thump Burnley 5-0. Why did you decide to send that burofax? I always said that this was my home and it was what I felt and feel. Barca defender Clement Lenglet limped off with an ankle problem, leaving his side with no fit first-team centre backs due to injuries to Samuel Umtiti, Ronald Araujo and Gerard Pique. The win followed Barca's 1-0 defeat at Atletico Madrid last week and lifted them to seventh in the standings on 14 points after nine matches, nine behind leaders Real Sociedad and second-placed Atletico. What was your position? That's good, but then we have to see how the team responds and whether or not it will make us compete at the top level. Barcelona hingegen lässt vieles vermissen und muss sich dringend steigern. "All this time it has been hard for everyone. That is enough for me and strengthens me. Hopefully I can give my best and dedicate victories to all those people who accompany us and their families, to be able to dedicate the best to those people who are having a bad time and that we can overcome once and for all we can overcome this virus and return to normality.". I felt that I needed a change and new goals, new things.". Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi paid an emotional tribute to fellow Argentine compatriot Diego Maradona after scoring against Osasuna on Sunday. The person posting the comment will be in sole ownership of its responsibility. What has hurt the most after 20 years defending the Barca shirt? Lionel Messi paid a personal tribute to the late Diego Maradona after scoring on Sunday as Barcelona returned to winning ways in La Liga with a resounding 4-0 home win over Osasuna. But as he made perfectly clear in his interview with Goal Spain, he is not happy about it. Barcelona: Lionel Messi paid a personal tribute to the late Diego Maradona after scoring on Sunday as Barcelona returned to winning ways in La Liga with a resounding 4-0 home win over Osasuna. As Barca insisted the only way Messi could leave was through the payment of his €700million release clause, the club's talisman and captain has accepted he has no choice but to stay. Die Gäste zeigen eine äußerst konzentrierte Defensivleistung und spielten einen Konter konsequent zu Ende. There was another way and it was to go to trial. After it was confirmed that Real were champions, captain Lionel Messi gave a very emotional interview.. I repeat, I wanted to go and it was entirely my right, because the contract said that I could be released. Um diesen Artikel oder andere Inhalte über soziale Netzwerke zu teilen, brauchen wir deine Zustimmung für diesen Zweck der Datenverarbeitung I had the possibility of leaving Barca many times. And this is the reason why I am going to continue in the club. Max Kruse scores stunner for Union. I told the president and, well, the president always said that at the end of the season I could decide if I wanted to go or if I wanted to stay and in the end he did not keep his word. "I told the club, including the president, that I wanted to go. We know it will be difficult but we showed today we want to win the league and have a team capable of doing that.". 0:0 nach dem ersten Durchgang zwischen Osasuna und dem FC Barcelona. Lionel Messi ; FC Barcelona - CA Osasuna ; Statt 2019 hätte Antoine Griezmann auch 2018 schon zu Barca wechseln können, sagte aber ab. Lionel Messi ist verlieren nicht gewohnt. You are going to continue leading the team at Barca. Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman says he hopes Lionel Messi is well rested and ready ahead of Osasuna clash. Published on Friday, the interview was wide-ranging but entirely pinned on the recent furore, which began on August 25 when he informed Barca of his desire to leave. Lately I have not found happiness within the club. Everything became very difficult for me and there came a time when I considered looking for new ambitions. Messi adorned a brilliant team display with a thumping strike into the top corner in the second half, after Martin Braithwaite had broken the deadlock and Antoine Griezmann and Philippe Coutinho had scored … Now, the Catalan giants look to follow the … interview messi osasuna. mobiles and tablets. . Messi war aus der U19 im Jahr 2000 nach Barcelona gewechselt. Sending the burofax was making it official that I wanted to go and that I was free and the optional year – I was not going to use it and I wanted to go. "target": "https://www.onmanorama.com/search-results-page.html?q={search_term_string}", And tomorrow I could go back, because here in Barcelona I have everything. Lionel Messi vs Osasuna (Away) 2010-11 HD 720p - Duration: 13:41. All that led me to think about the decision that I wanted to carry out. Manorama Online, Malayala Manorama, P.B No.26, Kottayam 686 001, Kerala, India. Die Gäste sind das klar bessere Team und hatten zahlreiche gute Chancen zur Führung. Lionel Messi has given a furious interview after Real Madrid 's 2-1 win over Villarreal secured them the La Liga title with a game to go. 13:41. Ante Budimir of Osasuna registered 2 key passes, while six other Osasuna players registered 1 each. "Maradona deserved an emotional tribute like that, we have lost a global idol," said Coutinho. Eigentlich wollte Lionel Messi Barcelona schon letzten Sommer verlassen, blieb dann aber doch. The famous burofax. Lionel Messi led the way in key passes, ending with 4 to his name. CA Osasuna führt zur Halbzeit mit 1:0 beim FC Barcelona und das nicht gänzlich unverdient. Gerard Pique hofft, dass er das auch nächstes Jahr tut. I looked further afield and I want to compete at the highest level, win titles, compete in the Champions League. I know that it never crossed my mind to take Barca to court.". . I always want to win, I'm competitive and I don't like to lose anything. video shows: barca players including lionel messi training, comments by coach ronald koeman ahead of their league game against osasuna sending with complete script shows: barcelona, spain (november 28, 2020) (barca tv pool-access all) 1. various of barca players arriving at training session 2. coach ronald koeman at session 3. forward lionel messi training 4. Messi pays tribute to Maradona after scoring vs Osasuna . Jordi Alba had 3 key passes, Griezmann had 2, and Frenkie de Jong, Coutinho and Francisco Trincao had 1 each. That I wanted a winning project and to win titles with the club, to continue expanding the legend of Barcelona at the top level. "It was very important to win today because the teams at the top keep winning and we can't afford to slip up any more. Apart from Griezmann, Philippe Coutinho and Lionel Messi also netted once each in the second half to end the game on a high. Is that what has hurt you the most, that there are people who think you could have hurt Barca? However, the interesting factor that had the party in front of the Osasuna was the union of Messi and Griezmann inside the field. . What was the first thing you thought? I always said I wanted to end here and I always said I wanted to stay here. Messi started the game on the right-wing and put on an absolute show. "I felt a lot of pain that my commitment to Barcelona was doubted, with how grateful I am to this club. Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman says he hopes Lionel Messi is well rested and ready ahead of Osasuna clash. I wanted time to pass and then come out to clarify everything.". Messi paid an epic tribute to late Argentine football legend Diego Maradona, who passed away last week. Messi traf bei der Niederlage gegen Osasuna zum zwischenzeitlichen Ausgleich und äußerte sich nach dem Spiel in einem seiner seltenen Interviews. In an interview with Argentine television TyC in 2013, Messi said that when he was a young boy he went to the stadium for Maradona's debut for Newell's back in 1993. Noch ist Osasuna aber im Spiel und wird im zweiten Durchgang versuchen, den Katalenen wehzutun. That gets harder. It hurt me when my love for this club was questioned. Of course, it's 20 years, that's a lifetime. Braithwaite eventually put Barca ahead by bundling the ball over the line in a goalmouth scramble while Griezmann doubled their lead with a ferocious volley from outside the area. Griezmann, who also scored against Dynamo, then set up the third goal by passing to Coutinho, who could hardly miss from close range. Ein Bild, wie wir es in dieser Saison schon öfter von ihm gesehen haben. Not alone. The 60-year-old passed away last week following a cardiac arrest in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Raheem Comps 42,628 views. Einzig und allein Messi strahlt bei den Blaugrana Torgefahr aus. FC Barcelona gewinnt gegen Osasuna 4:0! "I will continue at Barca and my attitude will not change no matter how much I have wanted to go. Also Read: Messi Almost Pulls Off Maradona's 'Hand Of God' Moment Against Osasuna; Watch Video. Messi interview after alaves Messi after 5-0 alaves . Throughout the year I had been telling the president that I wanted to leave, that the time had come to seek new goals and new directions in my career. Der FC Barcelona liegt mit sieben Punkten Rückstand auf dem zweiten Platz. My sons, my family, they grew up here and are from here. Lionel Messi ist verlieren nicht gewohnt. Maradona death: Barcelona star’s heartfelt tribute to Argentine great. Osasuna’s key passes ended mainly outside the box. In Interviews ist Lionel Messi normalerweise eher zurückhaltend, äußert sich diplomatisch und findet über jeden lobende Worte. Osasuna’s key passes ended mainly outside the box. Kurze Pause, gleich geht's weiter! I always put the club before anything else. Every year I could have left and earned more money than at Barcelona. Jordi Alba had 3 key passes, Griezmann had 2, and Frenkie de Jong, Coutinho and Francisco Trincao had 1 each. MANORAMA APP Messi pays tribute to Maradona after scoring vs Osasuna . As I said before, I always thought about the welfare of my family and the club.". The Catalans had paid homage before kick-off to Maradona, who played for the club in an eventful yet disappointing spell from 1982 to 1984, hanging a framed signed shirt of his above the presidential box while the players held a minute's silence in front of an old Barca shirt bearing the No. In the end it is very difficult to give up 20 years, a whole life, a family that is in Barcelona, ​​a city, and that is what weighs more when making a decision. Barcelona thrashed Osasuna 4-0 on Sunday to pay tribute to Diego Maradona, with Lionel Messi leading the way on the pitch and producing a special moment when he revealed a … So, if you hadn't sent the burofax, maybe everything would have been forgotten and no one would have listened to you? Messi war aus der U19 im Jahr 2000 nach Barcelona gewechselt. As I said, I thought and was sure that I was free to leave, the president always said that at the end of the season I could decide if I stayed or not. Real Madrid ist Meister. There are those who have always been by my side. I was leaving and it cost me a lot. Der Berliner kickte 2019 sechs Monate in … Apart from Griezmann, Philippe Coutinho and Lionel Messi also netted once each in the second half to end the game on a high. And the truth is that there has been no project or anything for a long time, they juggle and cover holes as things go by. After it was confirmed that Real were champions, captain Lionel Messi gave a very emotional interview.. You have been defending the club for years. Your father has had a bad time, your wife too, your children. In Interviews ist Lionel Messi normalerweise eher zurückhaltend, äußert sich diplomatisch und findet über jeden lobende Worte. Or that they came to think that I could go to trial against Barca in order to benefit myself. ". "Everyone in football admired him and we'll all miss him.". No matter how much I go or stay, my love for Barca will never change.". Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi paid an emotional tribute to fellow Argentine compatriot Diego Maradona after scoring against Osasuna on Sunday. Barcelona thrashed Osasuna 4-0 on Sunday to pay tribute to Diego Maradona, with Lionel Messi leading the way on the pitch and producing a special moment when he revealed a … Fußball-Fans finden hier die neusten Fußball-News, Interviews, Experten-Kommentare und gratis Highlights. I've been telling him that all year. Fußball-Fans finden hier die neusten Fußball-News, Interviews, Experten-Kommentare und gratis Highlights. Manoramanews.com no longer supports Internet Explorer 9 or earlier. Please upgrade your browser. It did not come because of the Champions League result against Bayern, no – I had been thinking about the decision for a long time. Following the tribute, Messi was handed a yellow card by the referee for removing his shirt in the game. "potentialAction": { It happened to me. He was unlucky to walk out of the game with no more than a goal in terms of a direct contribution. Reuters What happened when you told your family that you can leave Barcelona? I had a bad time this year, but it is hypocritical to say that if you compare it with people who have really had a bad time with the coronavirus, with people who have lost relatives and who have lost many things. He heard something on TV and found out something and asked. Ronaldo double sees Juve beat Cagliari. Spurs beat Man City 2-0. Real Madrid ist Meister. . There was nothing wrong with wanting to leave. Messi scored an excellent free-kick for Barcelona against Osasuna but they ended up losing the game 2-1 when Roberto Torres netted a 94th minute equaliser. The 60-year-old passed away last week following a cardiac arrest in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Simeone gets first win over Barcelona as manager. … You are still at Barcelona... "Of course, I had a hard time deciding. You came to Barcelona at the age of your children now. Messi put up an absolute show, scoring one goal, giving four key passes, and creating two big chances. It also helped me to see the truth in people. Lionel Messi started on the right wing as Barcelona took on Osasuna today, with Antoine Griezmann playing off of Martin Braithwaite, who was the central striker. Something will have to change at the sporting level, right? The Argentine then lifted his shirt to reveal a red and black replica kit of his hometown club Newell's Old Boys bearing the No.