Lionel Messi
Lionel Messi

Barcelona’s team is to play with Real Madrid, a team of veteran footballer and coach Zinedine Zidane. The team is scheduled to face on 18 December and Barcelona star striker Lionel Messi is very excited ahead of the match. He is happy with the team’s preparation but also believes that taking Zidane’s team lightly can be costly.┬áBarcelona striker Lionel Messi is hopeful that he could face a strong Real Madrid in the upcoming El Clasico match. The upcoming El Clasico match between the two teams will be played on Thursday.

In presentation of new Adidas Nemeziz 19 boots, Messi said, “They are very decent in these games. They are special matches, no matter how one or the other comes into it.

“We are both in good form, but they are moments [where the form book goes out the window].”

Messi insisted on starting the new year afresh. He said that his team had learned a lot from past mistakes. He said, “We must start from scratch because it is a new year, a new competition.. We learn from the past, from mistakes, and focus on the present.”