‘To complete like this, it’s the very best’, Lionel Messi informed a number one Argentinian sports activities information outlet after his crew certified for the ultimate.
Lionel Messi has confirmed he will play his last World Cup game when Argentina tackle both France or Morocco within the ultimate in Qatar.
Messi led Argentina to a 3-0 win over Croatia of their semifinal match on Tuesday and he’ll earn his 172nd cap on the weekend when he tries to carry Argentina its first World Cup title since 1986.
“I really feel very comfortable, to have the ability to obtain this, to complete my World Cup journey by enjoying my final recreation in a ultimate,” Messi informed Argentinian sports activities outlet Diario Deportivo Ole.
“It’s a few years for the following one and I don’t assume I’ll be capable to do it. And to complete like this, it’s the very best,” the Argentina captain mentioned.
🇦🇷🔟 Messi anunció que es su último Mundial: “Terminar mi recorrido en los Mundiales jugando mi último partido en una ultimate… Son muchos años para el siguiente y no creo que me dé. Y terminar de esta manera, es lo máximo”.
SIMPLEMENTE GRACIAS ❤️ Termine como termine, GRACIAS ❤️ pic.twitter.com/UxiFw1zfyt
— Diario Olé (@DiarioOle) December 14, 2022
The 35-year-old is enjoying at his fifth World Cup, surpassing the 4 of former Argentinian stars Diego Maradona and Javier Mascherano.
Together with his fifth purpose in Qatar, he additionally surpassed Gabriel Batistuta as the highest Albiceleste scorer at a World Cup, netting 11 occasions.
“It’s all properly and good (the data), however the vital factor is to have the ability to obtain the group goal, which is probably the most stunning factor of all,” Messi added.
“We’re only one step away, after preventing arduous, and we’re going to provide every thing to attempt to make it occur this time.”
France performs Morocco within the different semifinal on Wednesday and the winner of that match will play Argentina on Sunday.