The Technical Director of the Argentine election, Lionel Scaloni, before talking to Lionel Messi "try to join" in the team in 2019, during which the Amrica Cup will be played in Brazil. "We have a pending conversation, which we hope will end up in the best way and everyone in this sense is optimistic that we will be positive", assured me of a conversation with AFA's official site.
And I am continuing the possible return of the captain of Barcelona for the first FIFA date next year: "I'm not saying that I speak very often, but we have a relationship, during which time will we try to talk to him so that he can join in 2019. It's the conversation I'm expecting with him, and we'll talk. It is important for us, it is important for every coach to direct it even more to me"
Regarding the goals of the national team for 2019, the 40-year-old coach said: "The goal is to follow consolidating players and consolidating a team, not a definite 11, but it's a way of playing and especially thinking that we have competition that is very difficult. Keep calling young and important players, with the mission that a homogeneous group is composed for this match and can compete as much as possible. "
For his part, the president of AFA, Claudio Tapia, spoke a few days ago in a video posted by the official Twitter account of the selected and clarified that Messi did not leave albiceleste and is expected to be on the next list of called to enjoy the "best player in the world". The last match of "Flea" with a blue and white shirt was at the World Cup in Russia, in the elimination against France.
"Well, when you see him enter the game and see what he is doing, he makes me happy for everything he represents, because he leaves our country very well and I think he is the bearer of world football." He said that the Argentine football's mandarins, who also added that the one who decides whether to concentrate, is Coach Skalloni.