Lionel Messi has been named as Barcelona’s new captain for the 2018/19 season.
Messi has been at Barcelona since the age of 13, is one of four players to be given new responsibilities by the Catalan club. Sergio Busquets, Gerard Pique and Sergi Roberto will also wear the armband when required.
Messi, Barca’s all-time top scorer, has been a vice-captain since 2015 and takes the club’s armband from Iniesta, who succeeded Xavi Hernandez as captain in 2015 but left for the J. League’s Vissel Kobe in June.
Midfielder Sergio Busquets was named first vice captain, followed by Pique, who has been at Barcelona since 2008.
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