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Argentina’s Messi confirms Qatar last his final World Cup: Media

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‘To finish like this, it’s the very best’, Lionel Messi instructed a number one Argentinian sports activities information outlet after his group certified for the ultimate.

Lionel Messi has confirmed he’ll play his final World Cup recreation when Argentina tackle both France or Morocco within the last in Qatar.

Messi led Argentina to a 3-Zero win over Croatia of their semifinal match on Tuesday and he’ll earn his 172nd cap on the weekend when he tries to convey Argentina its first World Cup title since 1986.

“I feel very happy, to be able to achieve this, to finish my World Cup journey by playing my last game in a final,” Messi instructed Argentinian sports activities outlet Diario Deportivo Ole.

“It’s many years for the next one and I don’t think I’ll be able to do it. And to finish like this, it’s the best,” the Argentina captain mentioned.

The 35-year-old is enjoying at his fifth World Cup, surpassing the 4 of former Argentinian stars Diego Maradona and Javier Mascherano.

With his fifth purpose in Qatar, he additionally surpassed Gabriel Batistuta as the highest Albiceleste scorer at a World Cup, netting 11 occasions.

“It’s all well and good (the records), but the important thing is to be able to achieve the group objective, which is the most beautiful thing of all,” Messi added.

“We’re just one step away, after fighting hard, and we’re going to give everything to try to make it happen this time.”

France performs Morocco within the different semifinal on Wednesday and the winner of that match will play Argentina on Sunday.

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