Lionel Messi He spoke again into a microphone and, as almost always, it is news. The Argentinean referred to the current context of the coronavirus pandemic and warned that “It is never easy to live or work with so much uncertainty, much less in a situation as different and exceptional as this.”

The Argentine also added that “We all wonder when we will return to work, when we will return to training and compete. For any footballer, maintaining concentration when we jump on the field is essential”. La Pulga explained that mental strength in these cases is key and serves not only on the court.

I believe that nobody could expect something like that. There were people who spoke that there could be global pandemics and that they could happen from time to time. But the truth is that I could not imagine that it was as it happened, nor the tremendous impact that it is having practically worldwide.

“There are those who think that this mental strength is 40, 50 or even 60% of our sport. I suppose it also depends on each individual athlete. But I do think that it is very important and that aspect is being prepared more and more every day. in the field of professional athletes, “he said.

Thoughtful, the Rosario commented on the arrival of the coronavirus and warned: “I believe that no one could expect such a thing. There were people who spoke that there could be global pandemics and that from time to time they could occur. But the truth is that I could not imagine that it was as it happened, nor the tremendous impact that it is having practically worldwide “.

Messi spoke for “The mentality is everything”, a document made for his sponsor Adidas and referred to the mandatory change of dates that had to be made in the Copa América. The tournament was to be held mid-year in Argentina and Colombia but was postponed to 2021.

“Delaying the America’s Cup was a huge disappointment, but it was certainly normal and the most logical thing. The Cup was going to be a great event for me this year and I was very excited to play it again.” And closed: “It was tough when I found out about the postponement, but I understood it perfectly.”

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