Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni feels it is “positive” that Lionel Messi stayed at Barcelona because it has allowed the superstar to stay settled
Messi’s caused headlines across the world when he informed the Catalan giants he wanted to leave but was unable to find a way out of the Camp Nou.
The captain is now with the Argentina squad for World Cup qualifiers against Ecuador and Bolivia, and Scaloni says his captain is happy.
Messi and Argentina’s first game is against Ecuador at La Bombonera on Thursday before they head to La Paz to face Bolivia on Tuesday
The Ecuador match marks the beginning of La Albiceleste’s qualifying campaign with the 10 South American nations playing home and away to decide four direct qualifiers to
Qatar , with one facing a play-off with another confederation’s team.