The football world is shocked again by a massive U-Turn by Messi. Messi finally speaks about his retirement plans as he teases a FIFA World Cup U-turn following a trophy haul. Fans were urged to maintain their faith in Lionel Messi. Messi not only led his team to the championship game, but he also scored twice against France in Lusail Stadium to win the World Cup. This had eluded him throughout his illustrious career. Given that Messi had previously stated twice that the World Cup final would be his final appearance in the competition. One could not have asked for a better way to end a World Cup career.
The captain of Argentina, however, appears to have made a U-turn suggestion. The 35-year-old had announced before the World Cup in Qatar that it would be his final participation in the event.
After Argentina defeated Croatia in the semi-finals last week, he said the same thing at that precise moment. He announced that he would continue to represent Argentina shortly after ending his lengthy quest for a World Cup trophy.
Lionel Messi made the public announcement after thrilling Argentina vs. France final. During the U-Turn announcement by Messi, he said that he had a big dream to end his career with a World Cup for a very long time. In addition, he said that he wants to continue the World Cup championship with the Argentina jersey.
After Argentina’s 4-2 penalty shootout victory over France in the World Cup final. Argentina’s manager Scaloni stated that Messi could still qualify for the 2026 World Cup. He left the door open for the captain, leaving the decision up to him. He, later on, added that the team must reserve him for the 2026 World Cup. Moreover, he said that Messi will be with the team if he wants to continue. He has every right to choose his current career path, the speaker argued.
Messi said that winning the World Cup makes him incredibly happy. The whole country is incredibly happy and proud. The people know that the players broke their backs because they understood what they had to do on the field.