Lionel Messi and the Inter Miami They are in Asia as part of their preseason tour, although the Argentine star has seen little action, although he did not have minutes in the game a few days ago against the Hong Kong national team, which created a lot of anger among the thousands of fans who were left wanting to see it.
In a press conference before the next game, today in Japan against Vissel Kobe, Messi revealed that he did not play because of the discomfort in the muscles that he has been carrying since the game against Al-Nassr in Saudi Arabia, making sure he was the only one to go. apart from the open-door training for the number of fans in attendance.
“In the second match (in Arabia), I played the minutes I played to test myself and to see the sensations I had. I loaded it (abductor), but there was no injury. Then we went to Hong Kong and opened door training, and I left because of the number of people there.
“It’s a football thing; in any game, we may have an injury. It happened to me; I couldn’t participate in the game in Hong Kong. It’s a shame because I always wanted to participate; I wanted to be there. , and even more so when it comes to these kinds of matches, that we travel so far and that people are so excited,” he said.
In the same way, he pointed out that he is not 100 percent sure that he has played in Japan, although he said that he feels better and hopes to be on the court.
This afternoon, we will train. The truth is that I have very good feelings compared to the previous days, and, depending on how it goes, I will see if I play. “If I’m honest, I still don’t know if I can do it or not, but I feel better, and I really want to do it,” he added.