Lionel Messi and Argentina head to China.
Global media ‘ESPN’ said on the 21st (Korean time), “The Argentine embassy in China announced that Argentina and Australia will face off in China on June 15. This match will be Messi’s 7th visit to China. He will always be in China. I was welcomed,” he said.
Messi was compared to ‘Brazilian legend’ Pele and ‘Argentina legend’ Diego Maradona. However, it was the performance on the international stage that held him back throughout his career. As he entered his mid-30s, the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar was virtually his last chance.
Messi splendidly decorated ‘Last Dance’. After winning the 2021 South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) Copa America, he also became the champion at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Messi scored seven goals during the tournament to lead Argentina to victory. It was literally ‘hard carry’.
‘World champions’ Argentina face Australia in China. The two countries also met in the round of 16 at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. We won 2-1, but it was by no means an easy game. Coach Lionel Scaloni even referred to it as the most difficult match during the World Cup.
Meanwhile, Messi is in trouble over his next career. The possibility of extending his contract with his current team, Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), has completely disappeared after the ‘Saudi Arabia trip controversy’.
Barcelona, Al Hilal and Inter Miami are being discussed as next destinations. Among them, Al-Hilal is known to have offered Messi a whopping ‘annual salary of 320 million pounds (about 535.1 billion won)’. Earlier this month, France’s ‘AFP News Agency’ reported that Messi had agreed to Al-Hilal, causing a stir. Messi’s father, Jorge Messi, insisted that he would make a decision after the end of the season.
‘GOAT’ Messi,먹튀검증 who has entered the twilight of his career, is at the crossroads. Attention is focusing on whether he will return to his home team Barcelona and start a fairy tale story, transfer to Al Hilal and earn astronomical oil money, or join Miami and perform a last dance.