Now, when Messi has been awarded his 7th Pichichi Trophy because of his last season’s league performance earlier, he has given an interview. According to the report, the matches without spectators are terrible for Barcelona captain Messi.
Nowadays, because of the Coronavirus infection worldwide, football matches are executed in empty stadiums. No spectators are allowed there. And the fact is affecting Barcelona a lot along with the players and Lionel Messi himself. In the last season, when the league was closed because of the Coronavirus, Messi’s team Barcelona was on the top of the table. They had only eleven rounds in hand. But when the league was resumed, the Catalan club failed to keep the consistency. And by using the chance, the arch-rival of the Catalan club, Real Madrid managed the title after two seasons.
Messi won his 7th Pichichi Trophy
Lionel Messi who is the all-time highest goalscorer in the Spanish La Liga has won one more award in the running season. No, not for his current performance but in the last season, he scored the highest number of league goals. As a result, earlier today, MARCA has handed over the Pichichi Trophy to Lionel Messi. Now, in his professional club career, Messi has won the record seven Pichichi Trophy. But after lifting the individual award, Messi has described his feelings about playing on the ground without spectators. The matches without spectators are terrible for Barcelona captain Messi!
Messi à propos de la dédicace à Maradona: « C’était une journée très spéciale. Heureusement, j’ai pu lui dédier ce petit hommage »
??L’interview de Leo Messi après avoir obtenu son septième trophée Pichichi ? pic.twitter.com/s7iEgAi8WT
— Leo Messi FR (@messiah170) December 21, 2020
Barcelona captain Messi’s Terrible Feelings
Earlier today, Messi has received his 7th Pichichi Trophy and the Spanish reputed news portal MARCA has handed over the prestigious individual award. Later, to the Spanish newspaper MARCA, the 33 years old Messi has given an interview. There, he has talked about many things including contemporary subjects also. The record six times Ballon d’Or winner Messi does not like to play in the stadium without Spectators. To play in an empty stadium is terrible and it is very bad feelings. When they do not see anyone on the ground, it was just like the training session. To start a match like this way is very difficult.
Last UCL Episode
If we look at the last Champions League season of Barcelona, their performance was terrible in the quarter-final. At that time, Quique Setien was their manager and he made a good start with the team. But when they faced Bayern Munich in the empty stadium because of the Coronavirus, it affected them much. As a result, they faced the defeat which is chasing them still now. It was a big defeat for a team like Barcelona. Bayern Munich won the match by 8 – 2 goals.
🗣️ Lionel Messi: "In all honesty, I don't know nor do I think about the Pichichi, it's not something that worries me or obsesses me. I'd rather win LaLiga again than get another Pichichi award, we'll fight for that." pic.twitter.com/xxH8eROg6b
— Barça Worldwide (@BarcaWorldwide) December 22, 2020
Current Performance Analysis
The starting of the new season of Barcelona was not as expected though Barcelona appointed the new manager Ronald Koeman he is failing to fill up the expectation. In the league table, they are holding the 5th position. And the current situation is not familiar with the club which was last seen 33 years ago. And also in the Champions League, after the year 2006, it is the first time for them to finish the ground stage as the runner-up. Even to the Argentine star Lionel Messi, after the 2007/08 season, it is his worst time. Considering all the competitions, he has scored 9 goals and five of them have come through the penalty. Messi himself believes that the absence of spectators on the ground is affecting him so much.
In football, many things have been changed because of the Coronavirus and just because of that they are seeing this kind of match. Whoever the opponents are, it has become very difficult to get the victory.