Argentina national team coach Lionel Scaloni has confirmed that Lionel Messi will travel with the team to Bolivia.
Lionel Messi was substituted out during Argentina’s 1-0 win vs. Ecuador and rumors began going around that he would be a doubt for the team’s match vs. Bolivia on Tuesday. Lionel Scaloni spoke at a press conference on Sunday and stated that Messi will travel. Here is what he had to say:
“Messi traveling is a positive thing. If he travels, it’s to play, for sure. As a coach, I would have told him to go back and rest with his club. We know he always wants to play, so we’ll see what decision we make on Tuesday.”