Argentina captain and footballer Lionel Messi last match , one of the best footballers in the world, will be playing his last FIFA World Cup in Qatar. Messi announced this in an interview given to Argentine journalist Sebastian Vignolo.
He said in a statement – this will definitely be my last World Cup. I have already decided.
Messi is a footballer with foLionel ur World Cup experience for Argentina. Currently 35 years old. The 2022 World Cup will be his fifth FIFA World Cup. Messi made his debut with the Argentina senior team in 2005 and has a record of 90 goals in 164 matches.
Messi said in the interview – “I’m waiting until the World Cup. The truth is that I’m worried about this. What will happen next? I’m thinking this is my last World Cup, how will it be? On the one hand I can’t wait for it, but I want everything to go well”.
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Messi said – “We (Argentina team) are in a good place this time. We are a strong team, but a lot can happen in the World Cup. Every match is difficult. That’s what makes the World Cup special, because the favorites don’t always win or even succeed in meeting your expectations all the time.” is not
Messi said – we can’t say favorites or not, but Argentina always deserves to win the World Cup. I don’t think we will be favourites. Many groups are positioned above us.
Messi is in red hot form this season for club and country. Under his captaincy since 2019, Argentina team is unbeaten in 35 matches. Messi won the Copa America cup last tournament for Argentina. Argentina defeated Brazil in the final in 2021.
However, the victory of the FIFA World Cup is elusive for the Argentine team in the presence of Messi. In 2014, under Messi’s captaincy, the team reached the final, but lost to Germany. He is definitely eager to win the World Cup trophy in the last World Cup this year.