Barcelona talisman Messi feeds Argentina squad

International Edition By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 08/06/2018

Lionel Messi, ArgentinaBlaugrana talisman Lionel Messi feeds Argentina squad to a meal on Thursday at his family restaurant in Barcelona.

La Albiceleste are currently in the Spanish city as they preparing for World Cup as the South American nation are looking to win the tournament for the first time since 1986 after losing in the final to Germany the last edition in Brazil.

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According to the newspaper Sport, which captured photographs of the team's arrival at the restaurant, Messi's invitation wasn't only confined to his teammates but also the coaching staff led by Jorge Sampaoli.

Messi will be Barcelona captain next season after Andres Iniesta's departure this summer and the Argentine is in dire need of winning this month tournament to complete his illustrious career.

Argentina opens their World Cup campaign against debutant Iceland before battling Croatia and Nigeria in the Group D.