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Lionel Messi ready to play against Brazil, confirms Argentina manager Lionel Scaloni

Lionel Messi will play for Argentina against Brazil on Tuesday, confirmed manager Lionel Scaloni.The 34-year-old Paris Saint-Germain forward was called up for national team duty despite missing the French side’s last two games through injury.And despite being benched for the 1-0 win over Uruguay on Friday, Messi came on for Tottenham’s Giovani Lo Celso in the 76th minute.Now in their final international of 2021 Argentina take on bitter rivals Brazil with six points separating them in South America’s World Cup qualification.Brazil have dropped just two points in their 12 qualifiers so far, topping the table ahead of Scaloni’s Argentine side.But...
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Lionel Scaloni confirms that Lionel Messi will play against Brazil

Argentina national team head coach, Lionel Scaloni has confirmed that the country's icon and skipper, Lionel Messi will play rivals, Brazil in their FIFA 2022 World Cup qualifying clash on early Wednesday morning. Messi's club, Paris Saint-Germain were not too pleased after their star player was called up for Argentina's...

Lionel Scaloni reveals Lionel Messi played Copa America final with injury

Argentina boss Lionel Scaloni has revealed that star forward Lionel Messi forced himself to play in the Copa America final after picking up an injury earlier in the tournament. Messi ended his long wait for an international trophy as his Argentina side beat Brazil 1-0 in Sunday's Copa America 2021...

'Even Rivals Enjoy Lionel Messi,' Claims Argentina Boss Lionel Scaloni

Argentina icon, Lionel Messi is widely considered as the greatest player in the history of football, with the striker winning numerous professional and individual honours during his career so far, including a record six Ballon d'Or awards. Messi has been his usual brilliant self at the ongoing 2021 Copa America,...
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When Argentina manager Lionel Scaloni was in awe of Indian players

The Copa America 2021 is underway and Lionel Scaloni-led Argentina have already booked their place in the quarterfinal of the competition by picking seven points from their first three matches. But did you know that in 2018, Scaloni's Argentina U20 was beaten by the India colts in Spain?. Three years...