Lionel Messi selected Barcelona’s new captain

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Reuters News|August 11, 2018 11:29 IST

Spanish club Barcelona revealed on Friday that Argentine legend Lionel Messi will captain the side this season.

Messi has actually been Barcelona’s all-time leading goalscorer, with 552 objectives. Less is changing Barcelona’s incumbent captain Andres Iniesta and will have Sergio Busquets and Gerard Pique as his deputies. Moss had actually been Barcelona’s 2nd captain given that 2015.

Messi will lead Barcelona in its match in the Spanish SuperCup versus Sevilla in Tangier, Morocco, on Sunday.

Messi, a five-time Ballon d’Or winner, had a frustrating World Cup, scoring simply one objective.

Iniesta, who had actually been Barcelona’s captain because 2015, has actually relocated to Japan’s Vissel Kobe side.