Xavi Reveals Messi Secret?
Xavi Hernandez Reveals Lionel Messi Secret?
FC Barcelona legend Xavi Hernandez has revealed a surprising "feeling" he used to get from superstar Lionel Messi and another former teammate.
Messi and Javier Mascherano have lost three tournament finals with Argentina since 2014 with, and their former club colleague Xavi has suggested that neither of them seemed to enjoy representing the Albiceleste.
"Argentina did not have the luck that is needed for a title to be achieved," he told TyC Sports' Estudio Futbol.
"They would have to be more united in order to achieve an important trophy.
"When I was in Barcelona, I got the feeling that Lionel Messi and Javier Mascherano did not enjoy playing with their national team."
Argentina lost the 2014 FIFA World Cup final to Germany in Brazil, then lost in the finals of both the 2015 and 2016 Copa America.
Messi, who has often received criticism from Argentina fans, is his country's leading scorer of all time with 58 goals.
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