Sergio Aguero has revealed that he infuriated Argentina captain Lionel Messi throughout the facet’s 2022 FIFA World Cup celebrations.
La Albiceleste lifted the World Cup for the third time after a memorable 4-2 penalty shootout win over France within the remaining on December 18. Aguero was with the nationwide group and celebrated with Messi and Co after their triumph in Qatar.
Footage of the previous Manchester Metropolis striker lifting Lionel Messi on his shoulders whereas the long-lasting attacker held the World Cup trophy have been seen worldwide. Nevertheless, Aguero has defined how he drew the ire of Messi on account of neglecting his well being throughout the celebrations, as he was consuming throughout the festivities.
He stated (by way of Roy Nemer):
“I drank lots however I did not eat. We have been world champions. If one thing have been to occur to me, let or not it’s there. Leo (Messi) obtained offended and instructed me ‘cease’. How cease? We’re world champions, so pleased.”
Messi loved an impressive FIFA World Cup marketing campaign in Qatar, scoring seven objectives and offering three assists in seven video games.
Aguero, in the meantime, retired from soccer in 2021 on account of a coronary heart situation when he was 33. He turned an in depth pal of Messi’s throughout the duo’s time with the Argentine nationwide group, rooming with the legendary ahead throughout previous World Cup tournaments.
The PSG attacker determined to room alone throughout this 12 months’s event however shared a room with Aguero forward of the ultimate in opposition to France.
Argentina squad are pushing for Lionel Messi to play at 2026 FIFA World Cup
Hypothesis grows over Lionel Messi’s future with the Argentina nationwide group after he lastly lifted the FIFA World Cup trophy. The Argentine icon beforehand stated that this 12 months’s competitors in Qatar was set to be his final.
Nevertheless, following Albiceleste’s triumphant World Cup marketing campaign, Messi’s worldwide retirement plans have been placed on maintain.
His teammate Alexis Mac Allister has stated that Argentina gamers try to persuade Messi to play on the 2026 FIFA World Cup. He stated (by way of GOAL):
“We don’t need him to go away the nationwide group. He stated he was going to be his final World Cup, however we don’t need that. We would like him to stick with us. He is aware of it.”
Mac Allister added:
“So let’s see what occurs. He despatched a message to us yesterday, wishing us an excellent 12 months. He was very grateful to us. After the sport we couldn’t communicate an excessive amount of as a result of we needed to rejoice. I believe we nonetheless don’t realise what we achieved, however within the subsequent 5 or 10 years we are going to.”
Messi starred with seven objectives and three assists in seven video games on the World Cup.