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IS LIONEL MESSI RETIRING AFTER THE 2022 FIFA WORLD CUP?


LIONEL MESSI LAST TOURNAMENT BY 11IC BLOG
The Argentina superstar Lionel Messi who is the richest footballer and a highest paid athlete of Forbes . Messi has nothing left to prove in the world of football at the club level. He confirmed that this weekend's final in the 2022 Qatar World Cup will be last World Cup game of his career. He came close to reaching same heights in year 2014 fell at the final hurdle losing in Germany in the tournament.

Eight years later Argentina back in World Cup final with Messi hoping to with game's biggest prize in fifth attempt. The 35 year old player has been sensational form this winter as he scored his fifth goal of Qatar 2022 and help assist others in a 3-0 semi-final over Croatia.

Messi has been top scorer and has playing a key role in the assist. Messi helped Argentina in the semi-final match against the Croatia. He scored for the opening goal and assisted by Julian Alvarez's third goal.

Many great players of the beautiful game can’t win an Olympic gold medal. But Messi is one of the two richest footballers who have won it — the other being his PSG team-mate Neymar Jr. of Brazil, who won it at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics which was held in 2021.

"I feel very happy to be able to achieve this, to finish my World Cup journey by playing last game in a final." Lionel Messi told the Argentine media outlet Diario Deportivo Ole.

“It’s many years for the next one and I don’t think I’ll be able to do it. And to finish like this, it’s the best.”

Lionel Messi broke Argentina's World Cup scoring record with his third penalty of the tournament give him the total of 11 goals one more than Gabriel Batistuta. He was also equaled record for most World Cup appearances by playing for 26th time and have a final appearances in World Cup this Sunday.

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