"I spoke with Messi when everything related to his situation with Barcelona was resolved and we had another extensive talk when he came [to Argentina for the World Cup qualifiers]," Scaloni told a virtual news conference.
However, the 50-year-old was told that if he left the club of his own accord, he would have to pay three million euros in compensation. Gracia had a two-hour meeting with Murthy but was unable to speak to the club's owner.
Matthias Ginter scored the opener for Germany after a fine cross from Antonio Ruediger, while Leon Goretzka capitalized on a mistake by keeper Georgiy Bushchan to head the ball into the net.
Organizers BSI (Budapest Sport Office) specifically indicated that they fully complied with the health precautions prescribed or recommended by authorities, ensuring the health of participants and supporters.
"We cannot wait to celebrate our NBA title with our fans," the Lakers tweeted Monday afternoon when the team returned to the city from Florida. "After consulting with the City and the County, we all agree that a joyful and inclusive public celebration will take place as soon as it is safe to do so. In the meantime, thank you again, Lakers Nation, for your support!"
The world No.53, who is also in the doubles semifinals along with Nicole Melichar, had lost just 23 games in her six matches prior to the final showdown.
Both sides traded the advantage in the second quarter before Zhejiang went on a late scoring run to race ahead 49-44 at the interval.
He added, "Tokyo continues to be the best prepared Olympic city. The health and safety of all concerned remain our top priority."
Gracia remains Valencia coach on Thursday morning, but for how long is still uncertain. Enditem
"I don't want them to handle the ball at discretion. We can say 'it doesn't matter' after losing a game, but we cannot really take the defeat as nothing, as they can develop a habit of that. Even someday they get the chance of winning, they cannot show enough guts to win."
Commenting on the development, several soccer fans commended the government for considering them on the matter.