Spaking Told TyC Sports the "little magician" was spotted saying,"I'm not interested in being the best in history". The numbers that he does season in, season out are absolutely unbelievable, but come May 26 we'll be looking to stop him and the rest of Real Madrid.
"It would make Real Madrid stronger".
And he then appeared to take a little shot at Neymar, without specifically naming him, when talking about being at Barcelona and leaving. Every year I fight to win everything.
"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".
Messi, the five-time World Player of the Year, said he was looking forward to the tournament in Russian Federation and was targeting at least a semi-final place with Argentina.More news: Elon Musk brings high-tech charm offensive to Los Angeles tunnel plan
They categorised "technical gestures" employed by players in six different areas of the game, namely: shooting, take-ons, recoveries, rigour, distribution and chance creation, and analysed them on whether they positively correlate to the results of the team. "I want to be a champion every year", he concluded.
Messi said: "I do not go to City".
Nevertheless, the Reds have qualified for the Champions League, regardless of the result in Kiev for the Champions League final. I see it when he plays. It's the best team in the world, the best city in the world, my children already have their friends.
Madrid also survived scares in the Champions League knockouts against Juventus and Bayern Munich to reach another final, but Messi says their determination to battle through such ties should be commended.
The Brazilian has refused to talk about the speculation and said he is concentrating on recovering from a foot injury in time for next month's World Cup. "It's what we all want".