Barcelona, Spain.- Argentine striker playing for FC Barcelona, Lionel Messi, assured Wednesday that he would do his best for his team to win the 2018 edition of the Champions League this season.

As the new FC Barcelona captain, Messi highlighted the positive things the team did last season and expressed his personal insatisfaction because of being eliminated of the competition.

Talking about FC Barcelona fans, Messi stated it was an honor to be appointed as captain of a soccer team with so many triumphs and history, and promised he would not dissapoint Barça Fans.

Messi mentioned the first title of the season, when they beat Spanish Sevilla at the SuperCup competition, and considered this victory to be just a good start.

In the presentation ceremony of the Catalonian team, the director or head coach Ernesto Valverde also addressed the fans with words of encouragement and commitment.

Players as the Brazilians Arthur and Malcom, in addition to French Clement Lenglet, received notable ovations, but without a doubt, Chilean Arturo Vidal was the one who was most applauded by Barça fans.

At the end of the presentation, Barcelona will match Boca Juniors in the Joan Gamper Trophy, the usual pre-season competition for Barcelona.

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