Qatar 2022 could well be Lionel Messi’s last and fifth World Cup. This Monday at a press conference, the Parisian striker assigned himself on the eve of the Argentina-Saudi Arabia match. “This World Cup is really special for me. It will probably be the last and I will do everything to make my dreams come true.” released the finalist of the 2014 edition, who will be 39 years old in 2026, when the world of football will be united in the United States, Mexico and Canada.
At the beginning of October, La Pulga, who has been shining since the start of the season with PSG as proven by his statistics (12 goals and 14 assists in all competitions), had already hinted that he was preparing to play his last World Cup with the Albiceleste. “My last World Cup? Probably yes. I feel good, I was able to do a very good pre-season this year which I had not been able to do the year before, it was essential to start in a different way and arrive as I did, with many illusions“, underlined the man with 165 selections (91 goals) on the Star + show.
Le Parisien recalled on Monday that he felt “very well physically“Hervé Renard’s Saudi Arabia has been warned.