A Special Gift From Moscow Confectioners For Lionel Messi On His Birthday

by Steven Clarke June 28, 2018, 7:10
A Special Gift From Moscow Confectioners For Lionel Messi On His Birthday

Reportedly, after Argentina's opening game against Iceland, which ended in a 1-1 draw, Messi received a lot of criticism from all corners of the world for failing to score on a penalty.

However, the squad's latest 0-3 defeat at the hands of Croatia, which puts Argentina on the verge of early elimination following their 1-1 tie against Iceland, hangs over the team captain. Messi recently played against Ronaldo in Federation Internationale de Football Association 2018.

"Argentina is immensely better with him than without him". They are the two greatest footballers of modern football, and yet they have never faced each other on the world's biggest stage but that can change in Russian Federation.

Just as Portugal, Argentina ended their campaign on second and will face the Group C leader France.

Simeone also appeared to call into question the true quality of Argentina's usual talisman Lionel Messi, who has had a minimal impact at tournament in Russian Federation and missed a penalty against Iceland in the Group D opener, while his rival Cristiano Ronaldo has scored four times for Portugal. The two greatest footballers of the today's era against each other in a World Cup knockout match. Ronaldo scored a hat-trick in Portugal's opener against Spain and followed it with another goal against Morocco.

According to a report in Reuters, Lionel Messi's structure will also be showcased in Bronnitsy, a city located about 50 kilometres from Moscow that is Argentina's base during the month-long Federation Internationale de Football Association 2018 tournament. But regained his touch against Nigeria where he thudded a goal in the 14th minute to get Argentina going in a must-win encounter. Messi was one of the best footballers in the world to reach new heights of success with Barcelona, hoping that he will be able to win the biggest football trophy in his last World Cup, but yesterday Croatia nearly destroyed his dream.

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