Messi's thoughts on Neymar's move to Real Madrid

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Although he has been linked with money-spinning moves to China, the 30-year-old poured scorn on the likelihood of ever leaving Barcelona.

The Argentine told TyCSports: 'It would be bad because of all that Ney means for Barcelona.

Five-times Ballon d'Or victor Ronaldo sustained a "slight ankle sprain" after 17 minutes against Barcelona - moments after he levelled the scores at 1-1 - following a collision with Barca defender Gerard Pique and was replaced at the break.

Messi has made 636 appearances for Barcelona during his long career at the club, scoring 552 goals and claiming 245 assists since making his debut in the Catalan derby in 2004.

He continued: "It's not an objective to be the best in history". I do not need change.

"I am at the best team in the world, living in one of the best cities, my family is well-off, and my children have their friends".

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The Argentina worldwide made his senior debut for the Spanish League champions in 2004, and since then, there was no looking back for the forward.

Both players will be available for Saturday's La Liga game at Villarreal, the team's final match ahead of the following weekend's Champions League final against Liverpool on May 26.

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi said no other team in the world can win games when they are playing poorly like Real Madrid can.

Barca took back the Liga title from Madrid this season, with Zinedine Zidane's side struggling for consistency throughout their domestic campaign. When they play badly, they still get results. Every year, I am fighting to win everything.

Messi also gave his views on Brazil's World Cup chances and felt that Argentina's South American counterparts have the ability to win the coveted tournament which starts in June. You have to keep trying. "It's what we all want".

"It was a false result because Argentina were much better in the first half, had more possession for quite some time, and that's not at all easy", he added.

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