05 January 2012

Messi: "I had a tummy ache, but was without fever or vomiting"

"The stand will be filled today and then take gifts to the children," said Leo.


Leo Messi last night returned to offer a lesson in professionalism and demonstrated yet again how much he loves to play football. Although sick morning, afternoon felt better and did not hesitate Pep Guardiola available to finish the tie against Osasuna sentencing by scoring the last two goals of Barça.

"In the morning I had a tummy ache, but was without fever or vomiting. What we do in training the day of the game is not much and so did not go out to train, "said the Argentine player still on the lawn of the Camp Nou a few seconds after the game.

Nevertheless, the Rosario said that is not yet sentenced the pass to the quarterfinals and will be taken very seriously the second leg to be held next Thursday at El Sadar. "No, not at all. We achieved a good result but we know it's a hard court, they are very strong there and that all teams have a hard time winning at that stage. So back we needed to be strong, "the best player on the planet, which emphasized how important it was to keep a clean sheet to double the value of away goals.

As for Twelfth Night, Messi did not ask for anything special for him and agreed to the needy and hospital visits which will take place this morning. "Nothing is open day and I heard that will be full to see us. And then we go to bring gifts to children who are most in need. We can not ask for more ... only health, "said Leo. (via SPORT)