Risked Injury to Misfire in Argentina’s Close Win, Lionel Messi Breaks Silence With a Confident Message

Argentina managed to edge past their competition in a narrow affair in the ongoing World Cup Qualifiers. The Albiceleste, with the win, managed to maintain their position at the top of the table. Fans in attendance got a big treat as Lionel Messi made his appearance off the bench during the team’s win. While La Pulga failed to find the back of the net during the game, he penned a motivating message for his team and the fans following the game.

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Argentina, with their win over Paraguay, has consolidated their position at the top of the table. The side will face Peru in their coming match and will be motivated to finish strongly following the inspirational message from their leader.

Lionel Messi pens an inspirational message for his national side


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Lionel Messi came off the field in the second half of the contest against Paraguay with his side in the lead. However, despite Lionel Messi’s addition, Argentina failed to improve on their advantage as the game finished with a 1-0 scoreline. While La Pulga may have failed to impact the game, the Argentinian shared an inspirational message for his team and the fans.

Following the game, Messi took to his Instagram handle to share an image of him waving to the applauding fans. Messi also added an inspirational caption to the image that read: “One more step on another nice night in our country with all the people cheering!!!. Let’s go!!! 🙌🇦🇷”

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While Messi did take to the field, this could have been a risky move on Argentina’s behalf. The Inter Miami star has been out with injury issues for a while now and has yet to start a game since last month. If Messi could have picked up an injury during the game, this could have been an enormous blow to Argentina’s Qualifiers campaign.

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Messi has yet to make a complete recovery

Lionel Messi has been in great form following his move to Inter Miami. However, the player’s sensational run came to an abrupt run as he was forced to sit down after picking up a knock during training. Messi’s absence was a big blow for his club as the side was knocked out of the race to the MLS Playoffs.

Fans hoped that Messi would make a return to Argentina during the international break. However, Lionel Scaloni and his management team do not want to take any risks with the player. Argentina opted to start Julian Alvarez with Lautaro Martinez while Messi made an appearance off the bench.


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Both Argentina and Inter Miami are yet to provide a concrete update on Messi’s injury. It will be interesting to see if La Pulga is fit in the coming days and makes a start against Peru in his coming clash.

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