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World Cup: Messi, a consecration worthy of Maradona


STORY – Brilliant in Qatar, the 35-year-old Argentinian international guided his team and an entire people to the crown. Giant.

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Lionel Messi and Diego Maradona, same fight.

Like its late and glorious elder in 1986, the "Pulga" guided an Argentine team in dire need of individual talent but with a big heart like that to the supreme coronation, the only trophy missing from its list. , world Cup.

Executioner of the Albiceleste in the quarter-finals of the 2018 edition with the Blues, Kylian Mbappé saw himself as Caliph instead of the Caliph.

His time will undoubtedly come.

But we still live in the world of Messi, more dashing than ever at 35, after more than fifteen years at the highest level and 1003 professional matches, between the selection, FC Barcelona and Paris SG.


Read alsoLionel Messi, pack leader of a starving Argentina

Leader, engine, guide of Lionel Scaloni's team, the native of Rosario finished with seven goals (just behind Kylian Mbappé, 8 goals) in a tournament he flew over after the hitch of a first defeat against the Saudi Arabia (1-2).

Mexicans, Poles, Australians, Dutch, Croatians and French…

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Source: lefigaro

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