This is a player who is currently playing in MLS and who received the Ballon d’Or. Lionel Messi joins Inter Miami series and does not return to Europe in these plans. The Argentine card is the idea of ​​joining FC Barcelona in winter and, surprise, we don’t remember it and we are on the Old Continent.

“Have I turned the page on European (Site notre bureau spécialisé)? Yes, I believe that there, yes, he replies in the columns of France (Site notre blog d’information). Thank God you are blessed with an amazing career, you won’t have to return to Europe, but you will have time in the years. Now that I’ve taken a step by coming here to the United States, I don’t think I’ll ever come back to play in Europe. Of course I will miss playing in the Champions League or playing in La Liga for the rest of my life, matches with a special flavor. You can benefit from it even if you don’t experience any frustration. »

The 2026 World Cup, why not?

Messi is on the opposite side of the long-term winter deal in MLS. “It has never happened to me in my career to be stopped for so long,” explains the Argentinian, who will be able to calmly « Prepare for Copa America (July 20-July 16) ». And so, the now eight-time Ballon d’Or hopes to extend the pleasure on the pitch. “I don’t know how much longer I’ll play, he said. I want to continue until I feel that I can’t do it anymore, that my physical condition no longer allows me to play as I would like. Time will tell us. »

Who will compare the 2024 Copa America, will Messi top the 2026 World Cup? Nothing is excluded, even if he can’t promise anything. “ Obviously we always want to play this kind of matches, and even more so after being world champion, he explains. But hey, the leftovers are at the same time. That means he’s still alive, the rest of the years before the World Cup and I never want to project him. It’s not about being there just to be there, but about feeling good and being able to contribute things to the group. Knowing the age I will be then (39), it seems difficult to me, but we will see how I feel physically. »