FIFA President Gianni Infantino has said Argentina ace Lionel Messi must win a World Cup if he is to be considered the greatest player of all time... His name? Why, it’s Lionel Messi! Yes, that Messi: many people’s choice as the most gloriously talented player at his tournament; and a man consumed with a sense of voracious personal destiny that he might still drive Argentina on to win this World Cup.
Former Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli reckons that Lionel Messi and Argentina can win World Cup 2022 but admits plenty will need to change with the national team. Messi is currently taking time out from La Albiceleste after a tough time at the World Cup in Russia, and it’s unclear when he’ll return to the international scene. But the inconsistency of the big players and the lack of experience of the other players might cause some problem for them against the tougher opponents. The side is also very much dependent on Lionel Messi. If Argentina have to win the World Cup this time, they have to play as a team without depending on a single individual.
If Argentina win the World Cup then we can end the debate once and for all. Because Lionel Messi, quite simply, will have to go down as the greatest player in football history. Statistically, there could be no arguments given his nine La Liga titles and four Champions League crowns with Barcelona,. Messi has single-handedly dragged his team into the World Cup. The World Cup is drawing nearer every day, and Lionel Messi and Argentina will be hoping to bounce back from their previous misfortune in Brazil. They will be hoping to claim the most decorated trophy in the world of football when the tournament kicks off in Russia in June.
Lionel Messi does not need to win the World Cup to be considered an all-time great, according to Zico. Despite his enormous success with Barcelona , the biggest prize in international football has eluded Messi so far, with Argentina only reaching the final in one of the four World Cups the five-time Ballon d'Or winner has appeared at. Messi is one of the best players of all time, but the Argentinian National Team just doesn’t seem to be his thing. The closest he was to winning the most coveted trophy in football was in 2014, when Argentina reached the final. That team was more.
Lionel Messi has played down Argentina's chances of winning the FIFA World Cup this summer, insisting his country are 'not candidates' for glory in Russia. Messi was speaking after he netted a hat-trick in his team's 4-0 win over Haiti on Tuesday in a warm-up game for the tournament. Few World Cup fans saw this one coming. Many pre-tournament rankings had Argentina in the top 10, with a shot to win it all, thanks in large part to Barcelona forward Lionel Messi. He's considered by many to be the greatest player in the game, though some make a case for Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo.
Lionel Messi cannot win the World Cup on his own and needs his Argentina team-mates to raise their game to help him, says Claudio Tapia. Argentina may not be fancied as 2018 World Cup top picks, but rather former La Albiceleste midfielder Juan Roman Riquelme feels they can contend with Lionel Messi in the rank. Subsequent of battling through qualifying, Jorge Sampaoli’s men are not considered among the solid top picks for Russia 2018. However, Riquelme – who capped 51 […]
Lionel Messi: Barcelona star reveals World Cup hopes and fears - EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW LIONEL MESSI declared Argentina are good enough to win the World Cup as Messi fever broke out in Moscow ahead of Saturday’s game against Iceland. Why Argentina will win the World Cup: 10 reasons - only 1 of them is Leo Messi. This is a side that has great success at international level, until a final.
But he failed, Argentina failed miserably in Russia in FIFA World Cup 2018, despite being among the favourites to win the trophy. However, speaking in his first press conference ever after getting sacked, former Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli claims that Lionel Messi can still lift the glorious trophy, even at the age of 35. With FC Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi having a disappointing 2018 FIFA World Cup with Argentina, it has now been claimed he can still lift the coveted trophy in 2022.
Former Argentina international Marcelo Gallardo has said that Lionel Messi can lead the South American nation to success at the 2018 World Cup. Messi Argentina have not won the World Cup since 1986, but reached the final of the 2014 competition before losing to Germany. Lionel Messi believes all the participating nations for Russia 2018 World Cup are favourites to win the title. But the Barcelona star claims he wants to be in the final and lift the trophy in Russia next month
Argentina stand every chance of securing World Cup glory this summer purely because they have Lionel Messi, says Marcelo Gallardo. The Barcelona talisman will once again go in search of international honours this summer as football’s global showpiece heads to Russia. Lionel Messi has yet to win an international honour with Argentina - failing in four World Cup attempts. On the highest-scoring day of World Cup knockout football since 1970, two of the greatest players of all time failed to find the net.
Please leave a like if you enjoyed and if you didn't, leave a dislike and tell me what I can do better. I'm always thankful for constructive criticism!. Lionel Messi World Cup 2010 HD - Duration: 4:46. Henrik Lehmann 194,077 views. 4:46. 12 Times Lionel Messi Surprised the World! Can Lionel Messi finally step out of the shadow of Diego Maradona by winning 2014 World Cup World Cup superstars: In Barcelona playmaker's hometown of Rosario the little genius remains in shadows of country's biggest 'smoke seller' Lionel Messi. Everyone remembers what happened during the World Cup final in 2014. One of the most impressive players in history, Lionel Messi led his nation into the final of the tournament in Brazil. However, the Argentine failed to inspire his side to claim the trophy as they suffered a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Germany in the extra time.
Lionel Messi crumbles to the pitch after Argentina lose to France in the World Cup round of 16. Now this World Cup. Argentina manager Jorge Sampaoli has replicated the chaos of the 2010 edition, with the minor difference that he isn't an icon like Maradona, and therefore every mistake has been amplified and magnified. Javier Zanetti, the Inter Milan legend, knows that Argentina can’t win the upcoming World Cup in Russia just by relying on Lionel Messi – the others also have to show up in order to fight for the trophy. It was again Lionel Messi who secured a World Cup spot for his national team as he […]
Lionel Messi can still win the World Cup, says Jorge Sampaoli (Image: GETTY) The five time Ballon d’Or winner hasn’t appeared for his country since the World Cup and is not in the squad for friendlies against Iraq and Brazil during this international break. Lionel Messi can still win the World Cup if Argentina do not abandon their 'process', according to former head coach Jorge Sampaoli. Messi's fourth World Cup in Russia ended in a last-16 defeat to France – a result that led to Sampaoli's dismissal – and the Barcelona superstar will be 35 when Qatar 2022 comes around.
Asked if Messi, who will be 35 when the 2022 World Cup takes place in Qatar, can win the title, Sampaoli told Marca: 'Of course he can. But this needs a process, considering what has happened up to now. 'Processes don't break, they are corrected. Lionel Messi. 6 6 2 16 10 4 10 6. Date of birth/Age: Jun 24, 1987 (32) Place of birth: Rosario. Citizenship: Argentina. Height: 1,70 m. 3x FIFA Club World Cup winner: 2015: FIFA Club World Cup: 2011: FIFA Club World Cup: 2009: FIFA Club World Cup: 5x Golden Boot winner: 17/18: FC Barcelona: 16/17: FC Barcelona: 12/13: FC Barcelona:
This is almost certainly Messi’s last chance to win a World Cup so the onus and pressure are on the other 22 players. Are they up to the task of helping the genius emerge triumphant? Will anything change if they do? Discussing Messi’s fantastic maturity and fitness level, Sampaoli was asked whether this was “Messi’s World Cup”. Lionel Messi insists that Argentina are capable of winning the next World Cup in Brazil.
Five-time World Player of the Year Lionel Messi suffered more FIFA World Cup 2018 heartbreak with Argentina as he was no match for France's firepower in a thrilling 4-3 World Cup last-16 defeat on Saturday. Messi only scored once in Russia and is still yet to net in the knockout stages of a World Cup. Former Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli feels that Lionel Messi can still become a World Cup winner. Under Sampaoli, the Barcelona superstar’s fourth World Cup campaign at Russia ended in a disappointing last-16 exit for Argentina at the hands of eventual winners France.
The ESPN FC crew breaks down Argentina manager Jorge Sampaoli's comments that Lionel Messi unfairly receives the bulk of the blame for the. Is it fair to blame Lionel Messi for Argentina not winning World Cup? | ESPN FC ESPN FC.. Are Messi's teammates good enough to win Copa America? Will Brazil shine without Neymar. The way things are looking up, 2018 FIFA World Cup might be his last world cup. Even if he plays another world cup, the chances of Argentina winning the world Can Lionel Messi win a World Cup in his career?
Lionel Messi won almost every team trophy in his career, however one is missing: a major trophy with his national team. He single-handedly took Argentina to three consecutive finals, but he lost every game in extra time. The world cup 2018 in Russia is probably his last chance to achieve his dream! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com. He also put up some incredible performances for his nation, typically scoring a brilliant hat-trick against Haiti in their last friendly match. With Messi at this level, there is no limit to what he can achieve. In fact, his incredible form could be enough to lead his nation to the lift the World Cup trophy in Russia next month. Legit.ng News ★ Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has named the nations he considered as favorites to win the 2018 FIFA World Cup which will start this month in Russia. The Argentina international wants to win the title next month in Russia.
Lionel Messi, who’s arguably the best football player to date, is going on a head-on collision with the best clubs in the world this coming FIFA World Cup. But can he and La Celeste do it? Five-time Ball d’Or awardee, Lionel Messi, is going to captain the Argentinian Lionel Messi had the chance to write his name in World Cup history... but missed it. Germany defeated Argentina 1-0 in extra-time to win the World Cup; Lionel Messi had the weight of expectation of an entire nation on him; Barcelona forward has a superb chance to open the scoring but missed it
Argentina forward Lionel Messi does not need to win the World Cup to be considered an all-time great, says former striker Hernan Crespo. Messi, 30, had a penalty saved in Argentina's 1-1 draw with Iceland in their opening game in Russia. There is a great debate that FC Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi needs to win the FIFA World Cup to be considered on the same level as Diego Maradona. An important figure has now claimed he cannot do it alone.