Barcelona’s Left Back, Jordi Alba has acknowledged that Messi’s enthusiasm is the driving force behind the team’s spirit
Barca, who were two points clear of rivals Real Madrid will return in action with a trip to Real Mallorca on June 13.
In an interview with with TVE, Jordi Alba said:
“He (Messi) is a vital player for us and we should enjoy having him all the time”
“Seeing Leo with the enthusiasm he’s come back with is contagious for the rest of the group.”
Messi had topped La Liga’s goalscoring charts with 19, ahead of Madrid forward Karim Benzema (14).
“I see the team as having a lot of enthusiasm,” Spain international Alba added.
“Mentally and physically we players have come back really well I would say, even better than we were before.”