Barcelona used to be Lionel Messi's 'refuge' from Argentina, are the roles now reversed? | ESPN FC
Following Lionel Messi and Barcelona's defeat vs. Real Madrid in El Clasico, ESPN FC's Sid Lowe joins Dan Thomas to react to Messi's individual performance. Lowe questions Messi's drive to win the game after Sergio Ramos' penalty gave Real Madrid the lead and adds his Barcelona teammates looked to him to start a comeback that never materialized. Lowe also dives into the debate surrounding Messi's desire to play for Barcelona, saying "he looks much happier playing for Argentina these days," when it used to be that Messi seemed happier playing for Barca than his national team.