I stored Lionel Messi out the Argentina staff however now I am unemployed and ‘unhappy’ after having newest contract ripped up

LIONEL MESSI was stored out of Argentina’s line up within the opening recreation of the U20 World Cup.

Gustavo Oberman, one other promising teenager, was chosen as an alternative of the now seven-time Ballon d’Or winner.

Oberman and Messi went on to lift the U20 World Cup trophy in 2005


Oberman and Messi went on to elevate the U20 World Cup trophy in 2005Credit score: Getty

18-year-old Messi broke into the staff for the subsequent match, scored in each knockout recreation and was named Participant of the Event.

Oberman additionally stored Sergio Aguero out of the beginning XI while he and Messi guided Argentina to victory, lifting the trophy collectively.

However the ahead, now 37, went on to be a journeyman while his team-mates performed within the World’s most-elite competitions.

And he has not too long ago been let go by Dock Sud, a staff within the fourth tier of the Argentine soccer league.

Stints within the prime division with Argentinos Juniors and River Plate early on is his profession confirmed promise.

However a interval in Spain noticed him diminished to the second step, on the similar time Messi began tearing it up for Barcelona in La Liga.

Time in Romania, Chile and India ultimately led Oberman again to Buenos Aires with Dock Sud.

However after 4 years with the aspect, the attacking midfielder has seen his contract terminated.


He informed AS: “The choice to not proceed was made by the coach, he informed me that he was not going to take me under consideration. 

“I wished to proceed till the top of the yr and end my time on the Dock on the sphere, however there was no chance. 

“I really feel unhappy, I feel that after what we skilled on the membership, I deserved one other ending. 

“However the actuality is that what we’ve got achieved in these years will stay endlessly.”

In the meantime, Messi is getting ready to captain the nationwide staff for his fifth World Cup with Argentina in Qatar this winter.

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