Lionel Messi Barcelona icon talking about his old and current colleagues.
Barcelona’s Lionel Messi has praised some of his current and old colleagues, noting the advantages of each and how to help him during matches.
Lionel Messi is now Barcelona’s first leader after Andres Iniesta’s move to Japan’s Vetsel Kobe at the end of last season.
“They are a unique duo, they made football easier and more fun, they always gave the team the greatest deal of ballplay,” the Barcelona captain said in a press statement about Xavi and Iniesta.
“He brings me to perfection when we play together, he knows when I will play the ball without looking at him and where the ball will be, I have a special relationship with him,” said Messi.
Messi concluded his remarks about Luis Suarez, saying: “It is useful to me and the team in general, gives us great confidence and incites the team to put pressure on the opponent”
Barcelona have been leading the Spanish league so far with four straight wins and are preparing to face PSV Eindhoven in the opening group stage of the Champions League.