The coach of the Argentine national team, Lionel Scaloni, confirmed that Lionel Messi will travel with the team to Bolivia.
Lionel Messi was substituted in Argentina’s 1-0 win against Ecuador and rumors began to swirl that he will be a doubt for the team’s game against Bolivia on Tuesday.
Lionel Scaloni spoke at a press conference on Sunday and announced that Messi will travel. Here is what he had to say:
“Messi traveling is a positive thing. If he travels, it’s acting, for sure. As a coach I would tell him to come back and rest with his club. We know he always wants to play, so we’ll see how we decide on Tuesday.”