On Sunday 18 December, Lionel Messi will play his 26th and last match of the World Cup. He just in time to become the most present player ever in the tournament, even detaching Lothar Matthaus. A process that started on 16 June 2006, in Germany, during the match against Serbia and Montenegro. And which saw him play a total of 5 World Cups. A circle will definitively close against France or Morocco. The star himself told Olé: "Whether Sunday will be my last match in a World Cup? Definitely yes. There are many years ahead of me and I don't think there will be an opportunity. And finishing like this is the best." On the records of Batistuta and Matthaus: "What we all want is something else. All is well, but the important thing is to achieve the team goal which is the most beautiful of all".

Sezione: Wolrd Cup Qatar 2022 / Data: Wed 14 December 2022 alle 11:37
Autore: nycfc soccernews
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