Barcelona president Sandro Rosell insists they won't pressure Lionel Messi over his injury recovery.

Messi is working his way back from a hamstring injury.

"Messi has to work on his recovery until he is in good shape again. I am sure that he will come back the same or better than before. For me he is still the best ever as shown by his stats," said Rosell.

"As president I am very relaxed about the whole thing."

The Barcelona President was unable to hide his preference in the coming elections for the next Golden Ball: "I would vote for Leo." Above all, Sandro Rosell saw Messi as "in good shape and eager to recover well."

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