Leo Messi has been appointed as Barcelona captain for the 2020-21 season. This is the third successive campaign in which the Argentine will wear the captain's armband. Sergio Busquets, Gerard Piqué or Sergi Roberto will skipper the side in the event that Leo is unavailable.
Today, Thursday, saw Leo Messi once again train at FC Barcelona's Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper in what was his fourth consecutive day of training at the club's facility.
This Monday saw Leo Messi train with Barcelona as he began his preparations ahead of the 2020/21 campaign.
Leo Messi excelled across the board in the 2019/20 season after netting 31 times and providing 26 assists in his 44 outings. He topped the LaLiga scoring (25 goals) and assist charts (21), whilst he also scored the most free-kick goals (5), created the highest number of goalscoring opportunities (88) and claimed the most hat-tricks (3).
Leo Messi has been named in the Best XI from the latest edition of the Champions League. The Barcelona skipper posted an average of 8.37 points after plundering six goals and providing three assists.
This Sunday marks the anniversary of Leo Messi's Olympic gold medal success with the Argentine national team. The Albiceleste clinched glory at the 2008 Beijing Games after running out 1-0 winners over Nigeria in the final.