Argentina manager Lionel Scaloni said he was «pleased» that Lionel Messi has decided to play for his country again, while speaking at a press conference in Madrid on the eve of a friendly game against Venezuela on Thursday.
«I and everyone involved are pleased that [Messi]'s coming back, and that I will have the honour of coaching him. There are few coaches who have that opportunity», Scaloni... Еще said.
The Argentinian star will make its return for the first time since the 2018 World Cup.
Scaloni also commented on PSG forward Angel Di Maria's absence, after the winger suffered a muscle injury.
«It's bad luck, whichever way you want to call it. When a player gets injured, it's always bad for the coach and the team», he said.