Back in collective training, Lionel Messi appeared at a press conference on Monday. Before Argentina’s debut at the 2022 World Cup on Tuesday against Saudi Arabia, the Albiceleste star striker reassured about his physical condition and announced the color of his future in the selection.
This is news that will delight Argentinian fans. This Monday, Lionel Messi took part in Argentina’s collective training, a few hours before Lionel Scaloni’s selection for the 2022 World Cup against Saudi Arabia on Tuesday. In the process, another strong clue fell with the presence in front of the journalists of the Paris Saint-Germain striker, as one more sign that the former Barcelonan will hold his place for the first meeting in Qatar of the Albiceleste.
“I feel very good”
At a press conference, the 35-year-old gave very reassuring news of his condition. “I feel very good physically. I think I arrive in a very good period, personally and physically. There is no problem. I trained differently because of a blow and as a precaution, but there is nothing abnormal.” The “Pulga” thus recalled that its level of play has been there since the start of the 2022-2023 season, with 12 goals and 14 assists in 19 games in all competitions with the Parisian jersey.
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“It will be my last World Cup”
Another major announcement, the question of his international future. In search of the first World Cup of his career, after a failure on the last step of the 2014 edition against Germany, Lionel Messi assures that the Qatari event will be the ultimate opportunity to put his name on the charts and to succeed France. “It will be my last World Cup, my last chance to realize this big dream.” The native of Rosario, to date 165 caps and 91 goals with Argentina, will he lift the trophy on December 18? To be continued…