Argentine Forward Messi: No World Cup Without Argentina

Messi's 100th goal
messi's 100th goal

Argentine forward Lionel Messi stated that the world cup would have been empty without Argentina in it. 

Lionel Messi made this comment after he helped his country secure a place in Russia 2018. The Argentine forward scored an impressive hat trick against Ecuador to book a ticket in the world cup. 

The Argentine forward scored twice in the first half and added the third in the second half. After the match, he made this statement: 


“Fortunately, everything went well and we are into the world cup. We are now calm after achieving the main goal- that is the mos important thing. 

All this time that we were away from the press, the fans helped us to be closer. It would have been a crazy world cup without Argentina, this group didn’t deserve it. The team will change, we will grow a lot and will come out stronger. It was a relief because we were in a tough spot. We got ourselves into this mess. It was not easy to play here, a lot of things happened from my mind when the 0-1 came. But the group overcame the situation very well and was quick to take the lead. 

There was some fear of missing the world cup. We let pass a lot of opportunity and we had to decide our future in this game.”


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