Argentina knew defeat would effectively end their World Cup after two games following the embarrassment of the loss to Saudi Arabia in the opener. Messi knew this would mean the major honour that has eluded his grasp in a glittering career would be forever out of reach. Messi had brought life to Argentina's World Cup. This was the closest he has come to laying hands on the World Cup. For now, however, Argentina's World Cup show is back on the road because where there is Lionel Messi, there is hope.
Source: The Star November 27, 2022 07:17 UTC