The reasons behind Lionel Messi’s umpteenth trip to Barcelona


Lionel Messi was still in Barcelona last night. And that made a huge reaction on the other side of the Pyrenees.

Once again, Lionel Messi is making headlines in Catalonia, and even in Spain. Not for his goals or his exploits on the pitch, but for his umpteenth return to Barcelona. The Argentine star was photographed in his old city on Monday evening. He was thus seen in the company of Sergio Busquets, Xavi and Jordi Alba in a Japanese restaurant rather rated in the city as indicated Mundo Deportivo.

A meeting between former teammates but above all friends, to celebrate the birthday of the coach of the Catalan club, which was also present Antonella Roccuzzo, wife of La Pulga. The player took advantage of this truce – the Argentine coach Lionel Scaloni did not select him – to return to the city he did not want to leave, and where he returns many times, more than what comes out in the media .

Xavi’s birthday as a pretext

During this dinner, still according to the newspaper, the four men notably discussed various subjects, such as the difficulties crossed by Barça, or the services of the Argentinian on the side of Paris. The Catalan publication clarifies that Messi would have loved to be coached by Xavi. Something to quickly unleash passions on social networks, where Barcelona supporters very quickly began to talk about a return of the Argentinian …

A return is however not in the news, and this dinner, planned for a long time according to several media, was only an opportunity for these old friends to meet and have a good time together. On the other hand, the journalist Achraf Ben Ayad, very reliable concerning Barça, indicates that Messi goes to Barcelona as soon as he has the opportunity. Which, once again, raises questions about his adaptation to Parisian life…

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