Messi, Aguero, others head to the Barcelona ahead of the World Cup
– Argentina travel to Barcelona to camp for the World Cup
– The Lionel Messi captained side defeated Haiti in a friendly
– Jorge Sampaoli’s side will face Iceland, Croatia and Nigeria
The entire Argentina team appeared to be in high spirits as they headed to Europe to continue their final preparation for the World Cup.
Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero and others were all posed for a team photo while aboard a plane heading to Barcelona.
Messi will have the pleasure of training in his adopted home city as the Blue and White stripes have decided to set up camp in Catalonia.
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The squad were visited by President Mauricio Macri before leaving the capital Buenos Aires to represent their country at the World Cup.
Supporters also turned up in numbers to wave their superstars goodbye and wish them good luck as they look to win their third World Cup.
One fan showed off his banner which read “Messi we want to see you as world champion”.
Jorge Sampaoli’s side hit four goals past Haiti in their final home friendly before next month’s tournament in Russia.
The Barcelona superstar scored a hat-trick while Aguero came off the bench to net Argentina’s fourth.
Argentina will now be given time to focus on training in Barcelona before facing Israel in their final friendly on June, 8, in Jerusalem.
They will have their opening Group D fixture with Iceland then face Croatia and Nigeria in other matches in the group stage.