I am a less selfish player-Messi: Lionel Messi News


Football News: the Barcelona and Argentine star Lionel Messi believes that he is more of a playmaker kind of player rather than a Selfish goal scorer than he was in his earlier days.

Lionel Messi News: Lionel Messi acknowledges that now he is more of a team player than he was in his young days.

This season Lionel Messi is in peerless form for the Catalan giants, so fat he has scored 34 goals for them in all competitions. Three of that 34 goals he scored against Chelsea in the Champions League round of 16, where Barcelona thrashed their counterpart by 4-1 aggregate over the two legs.

In the second leg at Camp Nou, Messi was in a splendid form; he has scored two goals for Barca and also made an assist for the French youngster Ousmane Dembele.

In an interview, the Argentine star says that he has given his attention to the other side of his game in the recent years.

Messi said: "Before, I tried to steal the ball and make my play,"

"Now, I try to make the team play more, pass the ball more and not be so defining or selfish.

"I try to move the team from another position. I run the same as I always did, but in a different way."

Now Barcelona will play against Athletico Bilbao on this Sunday in La Liga, and in the Champions League, they will face Serie A giants Roma.