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The Argentine superstar will play through the pain of his club’s Liverpool collapse, as they look to lift the Copa del Rey this weekend.
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi has vowed to stay at the club and play through the disappointment of his side’s second-straight dramatic Champions League exit ahead of this weekend’s Copa del Rey final.
Leading the semi-final tie 3-0 from the first leg in the Camp Nou, the La Liga champions were odds-on favourites to progress to next month’s final in Madrid – only for Liverpool to complete a remarkable comeback and win the game 4-0.
It was the second straight season Barca crumbled from a three-goal advantage in the Champions League, having stumbled to Roma last term in the quarter-final stage.