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“It was the most difficult and the one we played the worst”: Lionel Messi talks about Argentina’s victory over Mexico in Qatar 2022

Lionel Messi during the Qatar 2022 World Cup final with Argentina.

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TheMexico’s choice fell in the Qatar 2022 World Cup against Lionel Messi’s team, Argentina, a team that was champion of the tournament held on Qatari soil more than a month ago. However, the PSG star He spoke about said duel and admitted that this was the most “difficult” match for his team.

In an interview for Urbana Playthe first that he has granted since the albiceleste will be crowned in the World CupMessi spoke about The duel against El Tri was even the “worst” played by those led by Lionel Scaloni in the World Cup that the South Americans ended up raising.

The game with Mexico was the most difficult because of everything we were at stake and it was the one we played the worst, because we had to win no matter what and that makes you play differently”.

Let’s remember that said match Lionel Messi was the key that opened the door for his team, because it was he who scored the first goal of the match at the Lusail Stadium with a shot from outside the area In the second half.

In addition, at 87 the second goal for Argentina came from Enzo Fernández receiving a pass from Lionel Messi from the left side that left him with the possibility of getting comfortable and shooting with his right foot inside the area. A shot impossible to stop for Guillermo Ochoa.

Finally, another important point from this interview is that Lionel Messi revealed that he would have loved to receive the World Cup from the hands of Diego Armando Maradona, a legend from Argentina who died and did not see him crowned monarch of the competition.

I would have liked him to hand me the cup. If he had been, he would have given it to me. But if not all this, let’s see Argentina world champion, with which he loved the national team... That photo with Diego would have been very nice too”, declared the captain of the Argentine National Team.

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