Barcelona team captain Carles Puyol (Carles Puyol) tries to prevent Messi from participating in the Beijing Olympics with the national team because Messi’s name was announced at a press conference for the Argentine national team to participate in.
One of the main reasons why Barcelona doesn’t want Argentina to participate in the Olympics is that the UEFA Champions League qualifiers will be held on the same date. Therefore, do not take effect since he will put all possible young players on the field, thus maintaining full conditions in the European Championship.
Why didnt Messi leave Barcelona?
This is indeed a very controversial situation, as Messi may be suspended during the Olympics, as FIFA regulations indicate that all players under the age of 23, if they must participate, must be released to the national team. On the other hand; Puyol insists that Messi is a key player. For the Barcelona club, it was a critical period. If players are missing from the roster, it’s a disaster.
“We have a great team, but Messi is an important player for us, one of the best players in the world,” Puyol said at the team’s pre-season training camp on Thursday. This situation is a topic, we can’t really go in because we can’t control it. Let’s hope it’s resolved and we can count on him to be with us.
After Ronaldino left Barcelona FC, his new Italian team AC Milan; The Argentinian player has become the main star of the Spanish club for his outstanding contributions. On the other hand; despite his inability to perform at his best due to injury in the last two seasons, the Brazilian has given Barcelona a big boost to the work. Puyol admitted that Ronaldino will be remembered as the best player on the Catalan roster.
Will Messi leave Barcelona in 2021?
Barcelona Football Club sporting director Tesiki Begiristan announced that the team has reached a strict agreement with the Argentine Football Association to reach an agreement with them; as Qu Xu said in an interview: “Where are we? I hope Messi can participate in the first round of the UEFA Champions League (third round qualifiers), and then we will free him to participate in the Olympics. We understand that reaching this agreement is the best solution. If we get good results, well, and are not very confident in the search for articles, we should be able to go to the players.
So far, the Argentine Football Association has not accepted the terms and conditions of this transaction, but it can certainly prevent future disputes; They will wait to see how it goes.
Other European clubs, such as Bremen and Schalke, do not expect that their Brazilian players Rafinha and Diego will become part of the Beijing Football Championship, and have taken petitions to the Court of Arbitration for Sport, the sport’s top body. Therefore, do not apply since it will decide whether athletes will participate in the Olympics next month in August.