Spanish Papers: Messi not a team player more than ever

Spanish Papers: Messi not a team player more than ever

March 20, 2018 Off By Sports Writer

Our Spanish Paper review looks at both Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi for the second consecutive day this week.

After both Ronaldo and Messi were lavishly praised for their weekend performances, both have been included once more on the front of both Madrid and Catalan based papers on Tuesday morning.

Mundo Deportivo release an exclusive interview with Messi, picturing him with his three boys, one of which, Ciro – was born last week.

The Argentine tells the daily that he is now more of a team player and that he does not think too much about scoring goals, before adding comments about his diet and more.

Over in AS, Ronaldo is featured after he offered a blank cheque to tax authorities, who are attempting to claim 25.6m euros from the Portuguese international.

Marca chose to look at Real Madrid’s season, looking ahead to the Champions League tie with Juventus, where they claim Ronaldo will be rested after the international break against Las Palmas.

Finally, both Madrid based papers look at Atletico Madrid, who have 11 of their 18 first team players on international duty in the next ten days.

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The potential problem could leave Diego Simeone with limited availability after the international break.