Barça wins 11th Supercopa De Espana with uninspired performance.

Messi-NeymarLionel Messi and Neymar before the match against Atletico Madrid
Barcelona FC managed to win their 11th Supercopa De Espana - beating Atletico Madrid in a scoreless match that ended 0-0. The game had everything to offer but goals. Lionel Messi missed what should have been an easy penalty kick for the world class player. Plenty of penalty cards (yellow and red) were handed out by the referees.

The takeaway from this match is that Neymar is still trying to find his place in the Barcelona offensive. The 21yr old Brazilian has been making great effort to show his amazing skills but has not been able to prove himself as of yet.

Barcelona wins 11th Supercopa De Espana beating Atletico Madrid 8/28
Barcelona wins 11th Supercopa De Espana beating Atletico Madrid 8/28/2013

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The Argentinian phenomenon is relishing Playing alongside the young Brazilian star and thinks the arrival of Pep Guardiola makes Bayern Munich even stronger

Lionel Messi is eagerly anticipating teaming up with Neymar next season and hopes the former Santos star can replicate his Brazil form at Barcelona.

The 21-year-old has been in fine form at the Confederations Cup, netting three goals
and setting up two more to lead Brazil to the final of the competition, and Messi hopes there's more to come from his new teammate at the club level.
The Argentinian Star recently visited Senegal on a Humanitarian mission to promote an anti-malaria campaign that is close to his heart.

"Neymar really is a great player and I have no doubt that he will contribute a lot," the Argentine was quoted as saying by Sport. "I hope that he can keep up his current form at Brazil with Barcelona in the new season."

The prolific attacker then went on to discuss the appointment of Carlo Ancelotti as Real Madrid coach and thinks the Santiago Bernabeu side will be back challenging for the Liga title again in 2013-14.

"Barcelona's goal will again be to fight for all trophies. We will have to compete against a great team, though. It will not be easy because Madrid have some great players," Messi said. "They already had a good coach before and have now found another great one."

Messi also had his say on Pep Guardiola's move to Bayern and believes that the former Barca boss will make the Champions League winners even stronger.

"Bayern were already a great team before Pep's arrival," Messi stated. "They won it all last season and have some fine players. The arrival of Guardiola will only make them stronger."

Guardiola started preseason with Bayern earlier this week.