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Lionel Messi's sincerity about the 2022 World Cup in Qatar: the memory of Maradona, the hit of 'Muchachos' and the message to his adolescent self


The man from Rosario, world champion with the Argentine National Team, acknowledged that he would have liked Diego to be physically present to celebrate the conquest in Arab lands.

Since the Argentine National Team

lifted the World Cup for the third time

on December 18, there has been a question or statement that has been on the minds of most soccer fans:

what would Diego Arrmando Maradona have done or said?


And it is also something that goes through the head of captain

Lionel Messi

, who this Monday acknowledged that he would have liked him to be physically present during Qatar 2022.

"I would have liked Diego to be there, I think that if he had been there he would have given me the Cup, but if not he would at least see Argentina world champion, with which he loved the National Team and wanted these things to happen. I believe that from above both he and many people who love me and want the good for me were strong for this and for everything in general, but especially them in this World Cup"

, assured the Rosario during his interview with radio 'Urbana Play'.

The presence of Maradona -who passed away on November 25, 2020- was constantly with the Scaloneta, even in the hit of 'Muchachos' that accompanied the route of the Albiceleste on this path dreamed of winning the Copa América 2021, the Finalissima and the World Cup in Qatar.

"The song is very good, I had said before the World Cup that I liked it a lot, but it had not gone so viral. But little by little people were singing it more and everyone was at the World Cup, even though they did not speak Spanish. It's a contagious rhythm and everyone was with that"

, said the 'Flea'.

In this context, Messi also revealed what he would say to his adolescent self, the one who traveled with his dream of being a professional footballer to Barcelona, ​​leaving behind his life in Rosario.

"That something extraordinary awaits you, that you could not imagine, that you are going to have a very beautiful path in your profession, with hard moments that you are going to have to overcome, but that you never give up on your dreams because in the end you are going to have your most desired reward and will have a happy ending, as if it were a movie"

, he closed.

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Source: clarin

All news articles on 2023-01-30

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