Lionel Messi happy to win the Best FIFA Men’s Player award, but the superstar’s focus is now on helping Barcelona respond to a slow start to the La Liga season. The Argentinian wizard claimed the prize, beating Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk and Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo. It marked his first major individual honour since claiming his fifth Ballon d’Or in 2015 and the 32-year-old was pleased to land the award. Meanwhile, Messi has said Barcelona cannot waste any more time and called for an immediate reaction as they prepare for two key games this week. Barca host Villarreal at Camp Nou on Tuesday and then travel to Getafe on Saturday having made their worst start to a La Liga season in 25 years. Beaten 2-0 by Granada at the weekend, Barca are eighth in the table with seven points from five matches and have failed to win any of their four away games in all competitions since the start of the campaign. Messi is yet to start a ga

Written by on September 24, 2019

 

Lionel Messi was happy to win the Best FIFA Men’s Player award, but the superstar’s focus is

Now on helping Barcelona respond to a slow start to the La Liga season.

The Argentinean

Wizard claimed the prize, after beating Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk and Juventus star Cristiano

Ronaldo. To marked his first major individual honor since claiming his fifth Ballon d’Or in 2015

And the thirty two -year-old was pleased to receive the award.

Meanwhile, Messi said Barcelona cannot waste any more time and therefore called for

Immediate action as they prepare for two key games this week. In which Barca will host Villarreal at

Camp Nou on today and then travel to Getafe on Saturday having made their worst start to

A  La Liga  season in   twenty five years.

After Beaten 2-0 by Granada at the weekend, Barca is eighth in the table with seven points from

Five matches and have failed to win any of their four away games in all competitions since the

Start of the campaign.

Messi is yet to start a game this season after injuring his calf in the summer. He returned as a

Substitute in last week's goalless draw with Borussia Dortmund and also came off the bench

Against Granada.

Messi is set to start against Villarreal with Coach Ernesto Valverde under increasing

Pressure.Report gathered that some of the players have begun to lose confidence in him, but

On Monday, he played down the idea that his team are in crisis.


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