Barcelonas iconic Lionel Messi has offered his Argentine teammates the ability to use his £ 12million private jet to travel on it during the international layover.
Argentina will fly to meet Bolivia and Ecuador, on the eighth and thirteenth of October respectively, as part of the first two rounds of South American qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup finals.
And due to the outbreak of the new Corona virus (Covid-19), Messi, a 6-time Ballon d’Or winner – the highest number of its kind for a soccer player in the world – offered to use his private plane on Argentine stars who play in European leagues at the present time, to help them move around safely, In light of the spread of the deadly virus.
Messi was joined on the plane by colleagues Paulo Dybala, Juan Foyth, Marcos Acuna, Lucas Ocampos and Nicolas Otamendi.
The five stars will also catch the flea on his return flight on his plane to Spain, in an attempt to reduce their mixing with the public at airports.
Lionel Messi, 33, began using his private Galvestriq plane in 2018, and he had leased it from an Argentine company on a number of occasions in the past few years, according to the English newspaper “The Sun”.
The same plane had to make an emergency landing in the Belgian capital Brussels due to a technical malfunction early this year.
The plane includes two kitchens, two bathrooms, and a multitude of seats that can accommodate 16 people, according to the Spanish (AS).
The seats in the plane can be folded and convert into 8 beds, so players can rest easy on their long-haul flights to Latin America.
It is worth noting that Lionel Messi printed the names of his family members on the plane, where the names of his wife Antonella, and his three children, Thiago, Kiro, and Matteo, while the number 10 shirt worn by the Argentine star in Barcelona appears printed on the tail of the plane.
Follow the sports statement via Google News
These were the details of the news Messi’s private jet in the service of the Argentina national team... for this day. We hope that we have succeeded by giving you the full details and information. To follow all our news, you can subscribe to the alerts system or to one of our different systems to provide you with all that is new.
It is also worth noting that the original news has been published and is available at eg24.news and the editorial team at AlKhaleej Today has confirmed it and it has been modified, and it may have been completely transferred or quoted from it and you can read and follow this news from its main source.