The five-time Ballon d'Or victor also spoke of his commitment to Barcelona, saying he believes he can achieve all his dreams with the Catalan club.
Incidentally, Neymar had reportedly said he'd return to Barcelona if Messi requested him to.
"It was a big disappointment", Messi told TYC Sports.
'It's not an objective to be the best in history. The fact that these things are spoken of about me, well, that's that. I will not be better anywhere else, this is the best team in the world.
The 26-year-old spent four seasons at the Nou Camp and formed a deadly partnership with Messi and Luis Suarez. "One watches other leagues, but at the time to decide, it's hard to leave Barcelona".
Some hear 'Yanny,' others hear 'Laurel' in viral, divisive audio
Many celebrities, including Chrissy Teigen and Ellen DeGeneres , have chimed in and shared whether they hear Yanny or Laurel . Story recorded both the words in his own voice and concluded found similar sound patterns for " Yanny " and " Laurel ".
A combination of factors have seen him fleetingly linked with Premier League champions Manchester City over recent years - namely the necessary financial means, the presence of his old mentor Pep Guardiola and the prospect of linking up with long-time friend and worldwide colleague Sergio Aguero in attack. "We have to be far superior against them to win".
The Spanish giants could finish the season as high as second place in the league table, but only if city rivals Atlético Madrid - who play in the Europa League final against Marseille on Thursday - lose at home to mid-table side Eibar.
Jorge Sampaoli dio a conocer la nómina de 35 jugadores preseleccionados para el Mundial de #Rusia2018. Every year I fight to win everything. You have to keep trying. It will be a huge test for everyone and hopefully we come out on top. "It's what we all want".
Argentina beat Italy 2-0 in a March friendly but that victory was sandwiched by a 4-2 loss to Nigeria and a 6-1 hammering by Spain.
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