Messi paid for the work of guards of the Argentine national team, who have not been paid for several months
The captain of Argentina Lionel Messi from his own funds paid the debt of the Association of football of Argentina before the employees of the security company that ensures the safety of the national team, told the journalist Juan Pablo Varsky, quoted Argentine radio Diariouno.
It is noted that during the stay of the national team of Argentina in Belo Horizonte, where the Argentines lost the match of the qualifying tournament of the 2018 FIFA world Cup the Brazil national team with the account 0:3, Messi was approached by three members of the team that provided security.
Guards of the national team of Argentina told the captain that “have not been paid for 5-6 months”, and asked for help. The player contacted the father, then the debt was repaid from personal funds Messi. In addition, the journalist added that the captain of the Argentina national team did not want this information became available.
After 12 games played, the Argentines take the fifth place in the group stage of the qualifying stage of the 2018 world Cup zone CONMEBOL (South America), scoring 19 points.
In the final part of the championship will be the four best teams, the team that won the fifth place, will hold a play-off match with the representative of the Confederation football Oceania. In the next match Argentina will play against Chile at home on March 24, reminds TASS.