Messi reminisces and compares himself., the captain of Argentina, claims there are many similarities between the current group and the group that competed in the 2014 World Cup final. Argentina is one of the pre-tournament favorites after winning the Copa America in 2021, and Messi has given his thoughts ahead of the competition. The 2014 World Cup, in which Argentina lost in the final, was the closest Messi has ever come to winning the tournament, but the PSG star claims there are many similarities between the current group and the one that lost to Germany in Brazil by a score of 1-0.
Our World Cup 2014 performance was fantastic. I’ll never forget the experience. I really appreciated it, he said, adding that it became increasingly clear to him that being a powerful and united group was the most crucial factor. That finally brings you to the main goal. Currently, there appears to be a lot of overlap between this group and the ones from 2014.
Messi is in excellent shape heading into what he has already acknowledged will be his final World Cup after regaining his best form this season with PSG. The 35-year-old hopes to lead Argentina to its first World Cup success since Diego Maradona led La Albiceleste to glory in 1986 in Mexico. He has seven goals and 10 assists in just 12 Ligue 1 appearances. The World Cup campaign of Lionel Scaloni’s team gets underway on November 22 when they take on Saudi Arabia.
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