Lionel Messi is the star figure of the team Argentina for the soccer world cup.
The captain of the Argentine team, Lionel Messi, expressed his gratitude. He expressed his illusion before the start of the Qatar-2022 World Cup, although he asked for a request. Moigerar (moderate or contain passions) the desire for success of Argentines, in an exclusive interview with the sports newspaper Olé What was published? this Saturday.
"We are going to fight her, but we are not going to be entry champions as we Argentines think," in the interview given in Paris.
Messi heads the 26-player roster announced on Friday for the World Cup, with Ángel Di María and Paulo Dybala recovered from their injuries.
"Although we have a great illusion, we are also realistic and aware that we are going through a good time; at the same time we have to know that he is a World Cup, that he is very difficult”, he said. Messi.
The star and emblem of the Argentine national team will play in Barcelona. He made his last commitment with Paris Saint Germain this weekend, before joining the Argentine team led by Lionel Scaloni.
“In the World Cup, things always happen that one does not imagine, which are strange a priori. And we have to think about the first game”, explained the player. Messi.
Argentina will debut in Barcelona. He played in the Cup on November 22 against Saudi Arabia, in Group C, which is completed by Mexico and Poland.
Messi asked for a match. Argentines not to speculate in advance.
“That is already a mistake, thinking about the round of 16, you should think about the first game. Starting off winning is essential, starting off on the right foot, adding threes and I think it gives you peace of mind for the next thing, “he said.
The biggest reference of the Argentine national team considered He said that the team must be prepared for difficulties.
"I'm sure the bad ones are going to come at some point, and we're going to get through them. This group is prepared for bad In fact, we have started from a bad one, this group was formed by when we lost to Brazil in the semifinals of the Copa América in 2019 and from there on. what was generated what was generated. Well, I think we are going to be prepared, hopefully. don't be so bad and let's move on,” he said.
“Let's hope to do our best as always. We are going to fight against anyone because this group fights every game equally, playing better or worse. I have no doubt that he is not going to give away anything,” he said.
The Argentine squad will play & quot; the last friendly shortly before the start of the World Cup, against the United Arab Emirates, on November 16 in Abu Dhabi.