Barcelona's Lionel Messi reveals plans for Newell's Old Boys return

Lionel Messi

Argentina manager Jorge Sampaoli said the team still had some improvements to make ahead of the tournament, but added that his side had proved their dominance against Haiti.

With no goals in his first 12 caps, the Juventus star plans to make the most of Jorge Sampaoli's FIFA World Cup call-up and do whatever it takes to help the FC Barcelona superstar lift his first global trophy in Russian Federation.

While Barcelona chiefs would not allow Arsenal to talk to Messi as they had no interest in selling the Argentinian forward.

The 30-year-old spent time with the Rosario-based club before moving to Barcelona as a teenager and coming through the club's "C" and "B" teams on his road to stardom.

"I always said I wanted to play in Argentine football one day, I don't know if it will happen but I have it in my mind".

"More than the result we were able to say goodbye to our fans and show that we are going to Russian Federation with hope", Messi said.

"I have great faith in this group, we are working very well, we have players with a lot of capacity and experience".

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Similar harsh views were expressed by the leader of Lega, Matteo Salvini , who charged the president of ignoring the popular will. Mattarella "didn't give the center-right the chance to form a government because we didn't have the votes, and now Mr.

Arsenal's official website quoted Wenger saying, 'The story of Cesc Fabregas is that Franny Cagiago and Steve Rowley brought the player here and we had to convince him.

Javier Mascherano joined Javier Zanetti as Argentina's most-capped player in his 143rd worldwide appearance and the former Barcelona utility was honoured pre-game.

'I'm increasingly sure that in Europe, Barcelona will be my only club, ' Messi told Argentine television station El Trece.

Goal-scorer: Lionel Messi smiles after a near miss.

The gulf in class was obvious in Buenos Aires, where 103 spots separated fifth-ranked Argentina and Haiti.

"We felt the affection of all the supporters tonight, unlike at other times [when there have been insults]".

Argentina lock horns with Iceland on June 16, before taking on Croatia five days later and ending their group games against Nigeria on June 26.

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