The Argentine will play his fifth World Cup with the Albiceles, surpassing the participation of Diego Armando Maradona
Lionel Messi comes to the World Cup in Qatar in good form and is the leader of the team The national team of Argentina, which is a candidate for the World Cup
Lionel Messi is playing in his fifth World Cup in a row as a player of the Argentine national team. Only Diego Armando Maradona achieved this feat from the 1982 World Cup in Spain to the final. and a controversial appearance in the United States in 1994 with the Albiceles.
The PSG forward has made 19 appearances for Argentina at the World Cup so far and will surpass Maradona’s record of 21 appearances for the Albiceleste after playing all the group matches.
All indications are that Qatar will be his fifth and last World Cup since 2006 in Germany.
Only 19 years later, Lionel Messi made his debut in the World Cup defending the shirt of Argentina after winning the European Championship with Barca. Paris. in the year, despite missing the final due to injury.
Germany 2006, debut at the World Cup in Germany He scored his first goal at the World Cup and played a total of 3 matches as a starter. He came on in the second group match against Serbia and Montenegro instead of Max Rodríguez and got only 15 minutes. Finds a goal on the scoreboard 6-0.
Lionel Messi He did not play a single minute in the match where his team fell to Germany in the round of 16 after losing on penalties
South Africa 2010
The goal failed Leon arrives in South Africa as the best player in the world, with Argentina team led by Diego Armando Maradona on the bench
Qualified for the Albiceleste with Germany for the second time in a row, this time in the quarter-finals, where Germany defeated Argentina 0- in the quarter-finals. Disappointing for the South American nation’s
At this World Cup, Messi failed to score a single goal despite being brilliant for Barcelona, with the Argentine netting 10 goals in five matches at the tournament.
Brazil 2014, closer than ever.
in Brazil is one of the biggest black marks in Lionel Messi career when he lost the tournament final to Germany (again) thanks to Mario Götze’s extra time goal.
Argentina World Cup was great on a personal level, he single-handedly led the under-talented Argentina team, as seen in the few games where Messi had to do everything on the pitch. I scored four goals in seven games.
Although Singh failed to achieve the big goal, he won the World Cup Golden Ball, which recognized him as the best player of the series.
For Russia 2018, Argentina want and can’t
The Albiceleste presented to Russia the hope of becoming champion with very strong teams like France, Croatia, Belgium or Brazil.
Rosario’s men miss their opening game against Iceland from the penalty spot in a disappointing match that ended 1-1.
Argentina lost 3-0 to Croatia in a match where the superiority of the European team was extremely unpredictable against the Albiceleste.
In the third and final match of the group stage between Nigeria and Argentina, Lionel Messi , dressed as a defender, scored another excellent first goal, dominated the run and proved his status as the greatest player in history. equalized.
Lionel Messi gave his best in the three group games, but the performance of the team did not go with him.
After Nigeria equalised, Marcos Rojo scored an attacking goal in the final minutes of the match to secure progress to the last 16.
Messi failed to consecrate against the great Frenchman Mbappe in the eighth. In the final as world champion against Croatia.
So far, Lionel Messi has played 19 matches with Argentina at the World Cup. Of those 17 starting elevens, he won 12, drew three and lost four.
He scored six goals in his four World Cups. He became the Albiceleste’s top scorer at the World Cup, two behind Maradona and four behind Batistuta.