Lionel Messi: Pedro deserved the Super Cup winner

Lionel Messi says Pedro deserved to score the winner in the Super Cup final.

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The Argentine was given man of the match after scoring twice in the first half, but the Canary Islander sealed the win with a fine goal to give Barcelona a 5-4 victory over Sevilla.

Messi said: "[Pedro] deserved it for everything he has given and continues to give to the club. I don’t know what will happen with him, it’s a decision he has to take, but whatever he does he deserves it."

Messi wasn't focused on winning the sextuple, though. When asked about the possibility, he said: "We need to go step by step. We must first think about Bilbao (in the Spanish Super Cup) and then start La Liga.”


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