“I do not play to be the best in history – Messi

Barcelona footballer, Lionel Messi has revealed in an interview with TyC Sports that he is not playing to be the best.

Despite all his achievement in football history, he said he only set out to do the best for his team.

Messi said he play to do everything possible to make him win everything on the pitch.

He said:

“I’m not interested in being the best in history.

“I have never suggested that; not being the first, or the second, third or fourth.

“Every time I start a season, I try to improve myself, win everything, leave everything every time I go out to the pitch, give the maximum for my teammates and for myself.

“It does not change anything to be the best in history.”

Messi also said he always want to improve himself and he is not competing with anyone.

“I always want to improve myself and I do not compete with anyone because I do not play to be the best in history but to improve myself year after year and to keep winning.”

When asked on what he has not achieve and still hope to achieve before leaving football, he said World Cup.

 “Obviously winning the World Cup with the national team would be the best because nothing has been given to us.”

Messi has scored 522 goals for Barcelona, win 9 LA Liga titles, four Champions League and Five Balon d’or.

Messi has already won LA Liga and Cops de Ray for Barcelona this season.

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