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Messi can play in the next World Cup: Lionel Scaloni

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  • 11 January, 2023 15:02:07

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Sports Desk: Finally, the dream of winning the World Cup title has come true for Argentine star Lionel Messi. It was his first gold trophy in a long colorful career. The football wizard also won the Golden Ball.

Age now 35. But Messi played great in the whole tournament. The impression of age was not understood at all in the field game. Played like a youngster.

Messi has promised to continue playing for Argentina even after the World Cup. However, he did not clarify how long he will play for Albiceleste.

Messi will be 39 in 2026 World Cup. Naturally, the foreign footballer arrived at the twilight of his career. At this time, the players prepared to put up their boots. However, Argentinian coach Lionel Scaloni is optimistic about getting him in the next World Cup. 

This information was found in a report of the media Gol.com. It is reported that Scaloni told Radio Calvia that Messi can go to the next World Cup. 

The World Cup-winning coach said it will completely depend on Messi. It remains to be seen what he actually wants. Let's see how he feels. The door of the national team is always open for him. The lifeblood of the great team is still on the field. Having him with Argentina will be great for us.

Before facing France in the final in Qatar, Messi said this would be his last World Cup. However, Argentina Football Association (AFA) is pressuring him to play in 2026. The 23rd edition of the service will be held in the US, Mexico and Canada.


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