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"The World Cup told me: come and take me," says Messi


The Argentina and PSG striker returned to the Albiceleste victory in the World Cup in Qatar in an interview with a

Winner of the World Cup in December with Argentina, Lionel Messi felt “called” by the golden trophy after the final, he told Urbana Play radio in Buenos Aires on Monday.

“The World Cup called me.

She said to me: Come and take me, because now you can touch me.

I saw her shining in this magnificent stadium (of Lusail) and I did not hesitate when I decided to kiss her, ”said the PSG striker.

⚽🗣 Lionel Messi dio su primera entrevista como campeón del mundo.

El astro del fútbol habló con el periodista Andy Kusnetzoff, for Urbana Play.

📌 Recordó a Diego Maradona, remarcó que le hubiese gustado que le entregase la Copa y aseguró que "desde arriba estuvo empujando".

— Rosario Nuestro (@RosarioNuestro) January 30, 2023

The seven-time Ballon d'Or would have preferred the trophy to be presented to him by his compatriot Diego Armando Maradona, who died in 2020, without having been able to attend the Albiceleste's third triumph in the queen competition.

“I would have been happy if Diego gave me the cup, admitted the 35-year-old champion, so that he could at least see Argentina champion.

He loved the selection so much.

From up there, he gave me strength, as did many people who love me.


“I won the World Cup after so much suffering and lost finals, continues the PSG striker.

God had kept it for me.

Here, there is nothing left, I won everything with the selection, Barcelona, ​​and individually, "added the Argentinian who, in addition to the World Cup, also has the Copa America with Argentina in 2021, in addition to four Leagues. club champions and multiple national titles with Barcelona and a French championship with Paris.

Source: leparis

All sports articles on 2023-01-30

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