FC Barcelona star Lionel Messi says he no longer vomits during matches because of a simple improvement to his diet. Read Lionel Messi worried by uncertainty retirement brings. Messi had been sick the year before in a World Cup qualifier against Bolivia, in the high altitude of La Paz, and his old international boss Alejandro Sabella later blamed the problem on nerves. Giuliano Poser, an Italian doctor, claimed in to have treated and cured Messi of the problem but the player himself believes cutting out unhealthy drinks and snacks was the real key. Now I eat well: fish, meat, vegetables, salads. Everything is organized and taken care of. Read Barcelona star Lionel Messi admits that he has become less selfish now. Messi also believes he is no longer affected by critics or sporting setbacks, thanks largely to having become a father in They are always there and I tell them everything.
At the end of each workout, drinks plenty of water to keep himself hydrated and then jogs for five to 10 minutes to cool down. Wife to say, Messi — relatively small in messi compared to his colleagues uealth excels in diet three areas. Getty Images. Football players often health the consequences for bad nutrition.
Perdi una apuesta One Camp Nou urban legend claims that Guardiola ordered for a drinks machine to be removed because it was too close to the dressing room. And with such a hectic schedule some games just three days apart being per cent was crucial to maintaining high levels of performance and avoiding injuries. The decision to stop seeing Poser stems not just from a commitment to the Barcelona doctors but also from a desire to cut down travelling time this season — no more trips to Italy to see the overseas nutritionist means more rest time. Share or comment on this article: Lionel Messi made drastic diet changes to prolong his career and remain at the top of his game e-mail 1. Comments Share what you think. The next step of the linear speed workout is to maximise his multidirectional speed. The Poser diet is based on the idea that foods heavy in sugar and refined cereals are the enemy of muscle repair and recuperation. When he was given the captaincy at the start of this season he reached the decision that he would stop the trips to Sacile in Italy to visit Poser.
And locked in a fierce battle with rival Cristiano Ronaldo, Messi can’t afford to slip up if he wants to hold on to the title of Ballon D’or the honour given to the Best Men’s Player of the Year. However, talent only gets you so far and at his age, his physical condition is as important as ever. But the Argentinian star wasn’t always eating like a professional. The Daily Mail previously reported about how Messi’s eating habits were something you’d expect from a couch potato rather than the best player in the game. As a teenager, despite his incredible potential and already established reputation, Messi was more a fan of fast food than fresh fish. Several urban legends have done the rounds about just how bad his eating habits were: before a match during the season, Messi reportedly interrupted a Guardiola team-talk to ask if he could quickly grab a soft-drink while there are also reports that the Barcelona coach had to have a vending machine removed from the stadium because it was too close to the dressing room.