France and argentina played out a world cup classic in the round of 16 at russia 2018. This would also mean that the barca star would miss out on a few laliga games and also the much awaited.
Lionel messi s heartbreaks with argentina lionel messi turned 31 last week and his best chance of ending argentina s 25 year wait to win a major tournament may now be gone.
Argentina world cup 2018 messi. Lionel messi was the hero as argentina opened their conmebol world cup qualifying campaign with a 1 0 win over ecuador. Forwards lionel messi sergio aguero paulo dybala and gonzalo higuain have all been included in argentina s 23 man squad for the. Argentina is set to play two matches next month in qualifying for qatar 2022.
20 players featured for argentina at the 2018 world cup and seven of those were under 20 world cup winners from 11 or 13 years previously. Argentina were scheduled to start their road to qatar 2022 in march but the. Epa06842483 lionel messi of argentina l reacts after scoring the 1 0 as bryan idowu of nigeria looks on during the fifa world cup 2018 group d preliminary round soccer match between nigeria and.
Barcelona icon lionel messi has been named in the 30 man squad for the upcoming fifa world cup 2022 qualifier. Argentina won the under 20 world cup in 2001 2005 and 2007. Marcos rojo scored a late winner for argentina to secure their place in the round of 16 at the 2018 fifa world cup.
Four years ago at the start of qualifying for the 2018 world cup in russia ecuador stunned argentina 2 0 at river plate s iconic monumental stadium in buenos aires. Argentina are aiming for a third world cup success in russia. Lionel messi led the celebrations as argentina booked a 2018 world cup spot the talisman was in inspired form and scored a hat trick to win the game manager jorge sampaoli has said football owes.