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Dybala hopes Messi can come back soon to the national team

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The Argentinean striker is preparing for his last friendly of the season and feels very happy after being welcomed into his native country

Argentina beat Mexico 2-0 on Friday night as part of back-to-back friendly matches to close the year 2018.

Now they will play their last game against “El Tricolor” on Wednesday night in Mendoza, Argentina.

And Juventus star Paulo Dybala says he’s feeling welcome at his native country, but that he also misses teammate Lionel Messi.

“We all want Messi back in the national team. We all know the importance of Leo for us, but is a choice that depends on him,” Dybala told Calcio Mercato.

Messi hasn’t played with Argentina since the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, missing now six friendlies for the national team.

“We are a group made of many young players and we need the support of the people. We trained at the at the Instituto Cordoba stadium, a place where I was born,” Dybala said about his time in his country.

“It was very exciting, the people showed me great affection. I remembered so many memories, it was really nice.”