Leo Messi made this World Cup record in his name, said – Maradona will be very happy today. fifa world cup 2022 lionel messi most match play for argentina in the fifa world cup surpass diego maradona record

Sports Desk , Edited By: Roshni Singh , Updated on: 01 Dec 2022, 01:39:06 PM

Lionel Messi (Photo Credit: FIFA World Cup, Twitter)

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Lionel Messi FIFA World Cup 2022: Lionel Messi made a big record as soon as he took the field against Paland on Wednesday (30 November) night in the FIFA World Cup 2022 held in Qatar. He did this feat which no Argentine player had done before. In fact, he became the batsman to play the most World Cup for Argentina. This was Messi’s 22nd FIFA World Cup. He has left behind his team’s great footballer Diego Maradona in this matter. Messi also remembered Maradona on this special achievement of his.

Messi said, ‘I just came to know that I have done this achievement in my name. I have the ability to achieve such records continuously, this feeling is very encouraging. I think today Diego Maradona would be very happy for me because he was very fond of me. Whenever I used to do something good, he used to be very happy.

In the match played against Paland on Wednesday, Argentina made its place in the Super-16 by winning 2-0. On reaching the round of 16, Messi said, ‘After the way we started (defeat to Saudi Arabia), we had only one goal, how to cross the group stage. We have achieved this goal. Today after the first goal everything went in our favor. We did what we wanted to do before the start of the World Cup, but could not do it in the opening match due to some reasons. Today’s result has given us confidence which will be useful in future.

Let us tell you that Argentina had lost their first match to Saudi Arabia by 1-2. After which Argentina had to win both the next matches to reach the Super-16. Argentina has confirmed its place in the Super-16 by defeating Mexico and Palland 2-0.

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First Published : 01 Dec 2022, 01:39:06 PM

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