The young sensation was mightily pleased to have donned one of the most famous strips in world football at the weekend.
Although he has always maintained that he doesn’t care what number he wears, Messi could not hide his joy at the end of the game when Los Albicelestes capped off a perfect evening with a 4-0 win.
“I’m very happy that Diego give me the No. 10. I will give the two shirts that I used to my mother and my brother,” he told reporters immediately after the match.
He added, “We played very well at times against a defense that was very tight. We created a lot of chances to score and we could have had more. I’m a little tired mainly because of the heat, but otherwise I’m feeling good.”
Messi then looked forward to Wednesday’s game in
“I have never played at altitude before and people say it is very difficult. But it is necessary to try and go for the win and to take advantage of
KS Leong, Goal.com