Argentina lost unexpectedly in the first match to Saudi Arabia. The remaining two matches of the competition are now do-or-die matches for Lionel Messi’s team. The blue-and-white brigade will face Mexico in their first league match on Saturday at midnight. In that match, Messi once again gave Argentina and fans around the world the same hope. Before the game, former Argentina star Batistuta reminded Messi of his abilities and responsibilities.
Gabriel Batistuta is still Argentina’s top scorer in World Cup history. He has 10 goals. “Don’t worry about yourself, Leo,” Batistuta said before the Mexico match. If you don’t come out of your shell, you won’t get out of this crisis. Only the magic of Messi’s incomparable football can boost the morale of the team.’ Batistuta also reminded us that Messi will have to take the main responsibility if Argentina is to return to victory.
Batistuta also said that Messi should not only score for himself but also score with his teammates. The former star striker also said that the entire Argentina team should keep these thoughts aside and think about the country. Batistuta said if Messi and his team cannot prove themselves again, Argentina’s dream of winning the world will be broken again. However, Batistuta is hopeful that Messi’s team will turn around.
Mexico, on the other hand, is ready to fight again. Ochoa always played fighting football against Argentina in the World Cup. Argentina coach Gerardo Martino of Mexico is planning to beat Messi’s team by playing attacking football. Earlier, he coached in Argentina and Barcelona. Tata Martino knows Messi and his team very well. In such a situation, the competition will not be very easy for the Argentine team. Messi praised the team and also said to the Mexico coach, to win, you have to fight against everything.