Barca unwilling to let Messi compete

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Barcelona are still hoping to prevent Lionel Messi from playing in the Beijing Olympics, sporting director Txiki Begiristain confirmed on Friday.

The Argentinian Football Association (AFA) announced their squad on Thursday and have included the Barca forward.

But Begiristain admits the club have not given up hope of having him available for the preliminary round of the Champions League.

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