New Delhi: Football great Lionel Messi announced that this year’s World Cup will be last go his career.
As he was saying to Star+, he was quoted by saying, “If it is my last World Cup? Yes, surely yes, surely yes. I feel good physically, I can have a very good preseason this year that I hadn’t done the year before because of how everything went, training late, playing without rhythm, with the tournament already started, and then I went to the national team, when I came back I had an injury and I never finished starting.”
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Important to clarify again that Messi will not decide his future between PSG and Barça now or in the next weeks; it will be in 2023. pic.twitter.com/W54EDZIpfm
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) October 6, 2022
Adding to his statement, Messi said, “I am counting the days for the World Cup, the truth is, there is a little anxiety of wanting it to be already and the nerves of saying well, we’re here, what’s going to happen, it’s the last one, how is it going to go and yes, on the one hand we can’t wait for it to arrive and on the other the shit of wanting us to do well.”
Argentina is surely a candidate – Messi
Lionel Messi went on to explain the favourited for winning the World Cup. “I don’t know if we are the great candidates, but Argentina itself is always a candidate because of history, because of what it means, more so now when we arrive but we are not the favourites, I think there are other selections that are above,” he said.
Lionel Messi and the World Cup
Messi has played the World Cup so far in 2006, 2010, 2014 and 2018. Argentina’s team had also traveled to the final in 2014, but it was a step away from winning the title, at that time Germany won the World Cup. Now, in the FIFA World Cup-2022 to be held in Qatar, this team will start its campaign in Group-C with a match against Saudi Arabia on 22 November.