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Lionel Scaloni will try to take Messi to the next World Cup in 2026

Lionel Scaloni, coach of the Argentine National Team.

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The Argentina coach, Lionel Scaloni, awarded this Monday with the FIFA The Best award for the best coach of the year and who increased his contract with the national team in order to be in the 2026 World Cup, He affirmed that he will try to bring Leo Messi “in the best possible way” so that he can play in the next World Cup.

In some statements after the gala held in Paris, and asked about his illustrious veterans like Messi or Ángel di María could continue with the Albiceleste in the next World CupScaloni replied: “we will take them in the best way to see if it can arrive. A classification is missing that is terrible ”.

More specifically about Messi, he pointed out that “It will depend a lot on how he is, on his mood. He is a player who has his passion for soccer and is happy on the field, as long as he is happy, that he plays ”.

“He is the best because he is hungry, he wants to win, he is unique”, Scaloni insisted on the absolute star of the Argentine national team.

Regarding the award he received today, and which is added to those received by Messi himself as the best player of the year and “Dibu” Martínez for the best goalkeeper, he expressed “I’m happy, because it’s an award for group work, even if it’s individual. It is an award for how we work as a group, as a coaching staff, as a national team”.

Besides, Scaloni was also very satisfied with his renewal in office until 2026. “Happy to be able to continue with this group that has given us so much.”

On the other hand, looking to the future, the strategist advanced that for the next calls It will continue to be based on what the players demonstrate on the field. “The key will be merit, we do not look at the card, the age. We can be wrong, but Let’s go to the merits. If he is 17 years old and we think he has to be there, he will be, and if he is 37 too”stressed the Argentine national team champion in Qatar.

With information from EFE

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