Behind the top three, Racing Point's Sergio Perez finished a solid fourth, followed by the McLaren of Carlos Sainz, Pierre Gasly's AlphaTauri and Charles Leclerc in his Ferrari.
His mother, Corinna, claims the father's achievements have never been a burden.
"More than a year has passed. Through Tai Chi practice, the children have significantly improved their physical coordination and flexibility," said Zhu Yanqing, the principal of the Liling Special Education School.
Arguably the player most fans will want to see is Barcelona's 18-year-old forward Ansu Fati, who was rested in midweek. Ansu will partner either Rodrigo Moreno or Gerard Moreno, and Luis Enrique will have to decide whether he gives Traore a chance in his starting 11 or continues with Olmo.
Messi admitted Thursday's match did not pan out as the Albiceleste had hoped, rueing his team's lethargy early on.
The fifth-ranked team will advance to an inter-continental playoff over two legs. Enditem
"Defense is quite vital in such an intense game," he noted.
"I feel quite excited! It's much more difficult to move on the soft sand than on a football pitch, but I feel more relaxed and I can run freely with bare feet, to enjoy the different charm of sports," said the 33-year old.
"Daqing is a young team. I will become a full-time coach sooner or later, so it's better this moment arrives at an earlier stage, and I can gain experience through the process," Ji said. Enditem
The 27-year-old Dutchwoman clocked 29 minutes, 36.67 seconds to win the 25-lap race, chopping almost 25 seconds off the previous European record of 30:01.09 set by Britain's Paula Radcliffe in 2002.
The result at Estadio Beira-Rio left Internacional second in the standings, two points behind leaders Atletico Mineiro, who have a game in hand.