Tata Martino compares Messi’s mentality to greats like Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant
Lionel Messi’s presence at Inter Miami has completely changed the face of the team, Well, before the arrival of ArgentinaThe team was in a crisis of results that seemed to have no end, however, the presence of the world champion has had a very positive impact, getting closer to their goal of qualifying for the playoffs and recently won their first title.
Regarding this situation, Rosarino is a technician Gerardo ‘Tada’ Martino spoke in an interview with American media outlet The AthleticAt this point in the leadership of Inter Miami he talked about various topics, but especially about Leo Messi.
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Martino was questioned by journalist Felipe Cardenas Messi’s evolution over the years and how he adapted to become great athletes like Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan or LeBron James, In spite of his age, he must continue at a high level.
related to this, Martino highlighted Leo’s ease in adapting to all kinds of scenarios and assured that his mindset is just as excited as the youngster’s at winning it all at 17.
“Messi has a constant mentality from the age of 17 to this stage of his playing career. In that sense, this is what all athletes have in common. The way they compete, the way they always strive to be the best. In some cases these are individual games as well as team games. But they always strive to be better, improve their teams and improve their teammates.Martino explained.
Messi gets upset when Inter Miami doesn’t win
Lionel Messi is an example of a clear winning mentality When Inter Miami failed to pick up wins in matches, the Argentina star became frustrated.a, Tata Martino revealed to The Athletic.
“Leo was frustrated after our goalless draw against Nashville. I told him, ‘Don’t worry, we’re not going to win every game. We can’t afford relationships, but we must continue to find ways to grow. He was very angry. It was like we lost the game. “We’re still trying to find ourselves as a team, but he’s in a constant search for success, and that mindset is very hard to change, and I never want to change that mindset, and that’s what makes him great,” he said. was added.
Martino will wait to decide if Messi will play against Atlanta United
Due to Messi’s fatigue and recent physical problems in the recent FIFA date with Argentina, Gerardo Martino has admitted he is waiting to decide whether the captain is fit to play next Saturday in the crucial clash against Atalanta United.
“Yes (he will wait) because whatever happens, nothing is more important than the health of the players. In this case it’s Leo. It could also be another player. No matter how important a match is, we must ensure that all players are fit and not take risks with them or aggravate injury,” he stressed.
Finally, Tata said he was excited to face Atlanta United. A team he had a special affection for during his two wonderful years with the MLS champion club.
“Regardless of what happens on Saturday, Atlanta wants to keep winning. All our games are crucial to our qualification for the playoffs, “But it doesn’t diminish the love I have for the club, the city and those two wonderful years,” he said.