Why Lionel Messi Can't Score Goals in International level
The Two Faces
There are two faces of Messi
Argentina has gone out of the World Cup 2010 following Brazil. No wonder, wins and loses are not a new thing in football. But, the World Footballer of the Year and the Best Footballer in the world now, Lionel Messi, even can't score a goal!!! There's a chance to wonder. You can say it is of bad luck or the defenders didn't allowed Messi to move. The first one is may be true, but the second?? In Barcelona, is the defenders of opposing team helped him to score??? No. In this previous season, Messi played 53 games for Barca and scored 47 goals!! And for Argentina, he played 49 games total and only netted 13 goals!! Isn't this worth thinking? A Spanish tabloid wrote " Messi is two, The Messi in Barcelona and The Messi in Argentina. People want to see The Messi in Barcelona". I strongly support these words, because we have seen it in the World Cup. Here, i am going to analyse the reasons why Messi can't score goals for Argentina. If you don't agree with me, please comment.
Bad Luck or ???
Reasons Why Messi Can't Score for Argentina
1. Maradona Said Messi To Attack From Back
This is a reason why Messi can't score goals for his nation. The Argentine coach/manager, former Argentinian player, Diego Maradona said Messi to lead the attack from back. These prevented Messi from scoring, and the result was positively affected Tevez and Higuain. When Messi come to the penalty area, Tevez and Higuain will be there to receive ball and Messi passes ball to these two and they scores. Or When Messi's shoot is blocked by defenders, goalkeeper or even cross bars the players will net it. We know that, the hat-trick of Higuain, the 3 goals where came from the pass of Messi, one of the where the shoot missed by Messi. So these fact didn't allowed Messi to score a goal.
2. Barcelona is Barcelona, Argentina is Argentina.
I know that you all know this. I meant here that the playing style of Barca is differ from the style of Argentina. Messi plays about 50-60 games a season with Barca and he knows well about his clubs style. But when we take the matter of Argentina, Messi, even other players didn't get enough time to spend together and they can't understand the playing style of their manager there in their national team. This is not a matter of Messi alone, many players suffer this difficulty, excluding Brazilians. They starts their training as early as possible.
3.Messi is afraid of getting Injured
It is not a secret that Messi is afraid of being injured. This is after the UEFA Champions League semi final against Chelsea, because Chelsea players tackled very hardly and Messi injured severely. After this incident, Messi is not playing freely in these type of situations. In South Africa, Messi is tackled continually when he gets the ball. This made Messi to play with care. This is another answer to ' why Messi Can't score?"
4. There is no Xavi or Iniesta in Argentina
This is a very true reason for the goalless performance of Messi in the World Cup. It is a basic fact of Football that every player needs a companion or two, to play well. In Barca, there is Iniesta, Xavi or Alves to help Messi to score goals. Beyond an Attacking Midfielder/Playmaker, Messi have a role of striker in Barca. Messi know the very next movement of all of his team mates in Barcelona and His team mates are aware about the next movement of Messi. And they can play a well team game and they can win the each game Messi scoring most of the goals. But, in his national team, there's co-ordination among them.
Best Young Player
The Final : Messi Is Messi Because of Barcelona
Yes, this is the big factor why Messi scores a tons of goals to his club. Lionel Messi, was a short boy and he is Footballer of the Year because of Barcelona. Messi was very short(like me) when he was a teenager. But still he was an outstanding player. This encouraged his father and he decided to treat his son for the hormone deficiency. But when he went to the doctor, he realized its very costly. Someone suggested him to migrate to Spain and told to visit Barca. He found money for it and went to Barca. The Board of Barcelona club was impressed with th game of Little Messi and they treated Messi well and he overcame the disease and grown to Lionel Messi, the little legend. All the money and expends for his treatment is taken by Club of Barcelona and he is grown from the youth academy of Barca. So Messi is very thankful to Barcelona and it is his life. So Messi will score as much as goals he can score for Barcelona and will show his respect and love to his love to his club.
There's will be also some other reasons, tell me about it by commenting. Thanx for Rading. Comment. Rate. Subscribe.