THE MASTER’S CONFESSION: The message that Lionel Messi sent to Xavi after his appointment as coach of FC Barcelona

This Monday, November 8, Xavi Hernandez was officially introduced as DT of the FC Barcelona. And, during the press conference, they asked him if Lionel Messi, with whom he won everything at the Catalan club, sent him some kind of message.

The answer was affirmative.

Although the present of the Argentine genius is in PSG, he does not stop being aware of what happens in the club of his life and, as he has a friendship relationship with Teacher, did not hesitate to wish him all the luck in the world.


“With Leo I have a friendship. He wrote to me, he wished me the best of luck. We have been joking, as always. And he wished me all the luck in the world. He is the best player in the history of football, in the history of the club, obviously. But we don’t have it. We have these players, who have to perform, who have to be good, who have to make a difference. I can’t think of the players we don’t have.

For a couple of years, when Xavi was just beginning his adventure as Al Sadd coach, Messi was clear that his moment as FC Barcelona coach would come: “He is going to have the chance to coach Barcelona, ​​because I think they are going to give him the opportunity, because he deserves it for what he was as a player. And I think he will be a great coach, because I already saw the game on the court and surely from outside he will see it even better ”.

Undefeated data. Xavi Hernández won 7 titles in 2 years and 4 months as coach of Al Sadd. He was a champion of all things domestic.

Did you know…? Xavi Hernández and Lionel Messi were teammates at FC Barcelona from 2004 to 2015. More than a decade sharing moments.