Highly successful Lionel Messi who has won it all for Barcelona at Club level says He has not interest in being the best footballer ever and wishes to win something big witg the Argentine National team.
Messi did the double with Barcelona in the 2017/2018 Season winning the Spanish Copa Del Rey and the Spanish League.
Messi has scored over 500 career goals, has on Olympic gold medal, has won the Spanish League 9 times, has won the Champions League 4 times and many regard him as one of the greatest footballers of all time.
Messi told TyC Sports: “I’m not interested in being the best in history.
“I have never suggested that: not being the first, nor the second, third or fourth.
“Every time I start a season I try to improve myself, win everything, leave everything every time I go out to the pitch, give the maximum for my teammates and for myself”
“It does not change anything to be the best in history.”-Messi
He added: “I always want to improve myself and I do not compete with anyone because I do not play to be the best in history but to improve myself year after year and to keep winning.”
Pressed further on what he still hopes to achieve in an endless pursuit of perfection, Messi added: “Obviously winning with the national team would be the best because nothing has been given to us.”