Lionel Messi, the team’s captain, urged his teammates to “enjoy” the moment after Argentina thrashed Croatia in the Fifa World Cup 2022 semifinals before preparing for the vital championship game on Sunday against either France or Morocco.
We have experienced both difficult and wonderful circumstances. We are witnessing something amazing today.
With all of these people (fans in Qatar) and all the Argentines who are in our nation, he said, “I’m enjoying it.” It must be wild there, in my opinion.
“I’m glad that I can support my squad in getting things done,”
With his fifth goal of the competition and 11 overall, Messi surpassed Gabriel Batistuta on Wednesday to take the top spot among Argentina’s World Cup goal scorers.
World Cup preparation for Argentina
“We’re an intelligent group, we know how to read the game, we know how to suffer when required, and when to press,” Argentina’s captain, who appears to be on a mission to win the world cup, stated in a press conference. In every match, every little thing matters.
We were aware that occasionally they were sloppy and left things behind.
“The opening exchange was a heavy punch. We didn’t anticipate we would lose to Saudi Arabia, so for us to start this way was difficult. It was a test, but we through it and showed how strong we are,” Messi continued.
victory vs Croatia
The captain claimed, “In the last match (against the Netherlands), extra time wasn’t simple,” in reference to the victory over the Croatians. Even though we were worn out today, we rallied to gain this victory.
A depleted Croatia, which had advanced through the previous two rounds on penalties, was defeated by a first-half penalty from Messi and two goals from Julian Alvarez after the break.
We knew we would need to run in this game since we knew we wouldn’t have the ball, so we prepared to play this style. We did a great job of preparing for this game. like we always do.
A revitalised Messi is leading Argentina’s quest for their third World Cup victory and first since 1986.