Barcelona’s new captain for the 2018/19 season has been confirmed

first_img 2 He has also been Argentina’s leader since 2011, when given the roll by Alejandro Sabella.In his highly-decorated Barcelona career to date, Messi has won nine LaLiga titles, six Copa del Rey crowns and four Champions League trophies. Iniesta hands the captaincy over to Messi The 31-year-old is his club’s talisman 2 Lionel Messi has been appointed as Barcelona’s new club captain.The Argentinian superstar will lead the Blaugrana from the 2018/19 season onwards, following the departure of previous captain, Andres Iniesta. Barcelona will have three vice-captains, the first one being Sergio Busquets, the second being Gerard Pique and the third being Sergi Roberto.All four are products of the club’s youth system – La Masia.Messi has been the side’s second captain since Xavi’s departure in 2015.last_img read more