Lima, January 3, 2022Updated on 01/03/2022 10:52 am
Lionel Messi tested positive for coronavirus and is isolated in Rosario (Argentina) where he traveled to spend the holidays. Despite the bad news with which he started this year, the PSG player’s 2021 was spectacular at the national team level as he reached glory by winning the Copa América Brasil 2021, his first title with the senior team of the ‘Albiceleste’.
During that almost month that the ‘Flea’ lived with his companions, he demonstrated several qualities. In that sense, the physical trainer of the Argentine team, Luis Martín, noticed the simplicity that characterizes the captain.
“Leo is one more, really that with his humility he deactivates all kinds of tension that can be generated. Disable anything that may be happening to you. He invites you to have some mates or to play cards and voila. You are one more in front of him, you talk about football or things in life “He declared in an interview for the newspaper El Día de La Plata.
In the same way, he recalled the conversations he had with Lionel Messi. “In the Copa América we were focused for 53 days and we talked about everything. After so many things, you treat him like one more, which is ultimately what he wants “, he pointed.
“What people see through the networks is what happens inside. It’s all like that and spontaneous. They say it and show it in every note. The group is very strong and firm. And it goes through the humility that everyone has and the desire to represent the country ”, added.
Luis Martín mentioned that the players are looking forward to the Qatar 2022 World Cup
The physical trainer of the Argentina team revealed that the team is motivated to play the Qatar 2022 World Cup. “We would like it to be played tomorrow. One year, for some things it is a very short time but for others an outrage. But we still fully trust the players that make up the National Team and we are very hopeful about having a good World Cup “, he expressed.
Regarding preparation, he mentioned the following: “In terms of planning, some details are still missing because we don’t have the confirmed schedules. For example, the Premier and the French League are going to give up their players a couple of weeks before. But we were already in Qatar with Walter Samuel and President Tapia to choose the training site and all the logistics ”.