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Messi: ‘I wanted Maradona to win the World Cup’



Argentina captain Lionel Messi asserted this Monday that he would have wished he was dead. Diego Maradona, who gave him the World Cup in Qatar in 2022, “for what he loved the national team.”

“I wish Diego had given me the cup. At least he sees the Argentinean champion with the national team he loved. From above (heaven), both he and the many people who love me were strong.” “Free,” he told the local Urbana Play radio station.

The 35-year-old Paris Saint-Germain player said he achieved what he “always” dreamed of last year when he was handed the World Cup by FIFA president Gianni Infantino.

“Cup called me and said, ‘Come grab me and you can touch me.’ ‘, he said when he decided to kiss her.

The Albiceleste leader declared that he had “won the World Cup after much suffering and lost the final”. God had it ready for me. ”

After drawing France 3-3 in regulation and extra time, Argentina won the World Cup final 4-2 on penalties.

He made a tense cross and some discussion with his coach at the end when recalling the quarter-final win against the Netherlands (2-2, 4-3 on penalties). Dutchman Louis van Gaal and attacker Wout Weghorst said, “It’s gone and I don’t want to leave that image behind, but those things happen too.”

“That’s it. There’s nothing left. With the national team, with Barcelona, ​​personally, I got it all,” he recalled.

Source: Diario.Elmundo

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