Watch: Lionel Messi’s PURE MAGICAL assist in slow motion, nostalgia hits vintage Messi fans


Watch: Lionel Messi’s PURE MAGICAL assist in slow motion, nostalgia hits vintage Messi fans

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Lionel Messi is one step closer to the dream and this time it is not because of his team. The gameplay by Messi against Luka Modric’s Croatia made footballing fans reminiscence the pure magic produced by ‘vintage’ seven-time Ballon d’Or winner. The sensational form Messi has hit during the 2022 World Cup has France nauseous for their 2nd consecutive World Cup.

Lionel Messi and Argentina are ready to face the defending World Cup winners France on Sunday. Mega stars like Kylian Mbappe, Antoine Griezmann, Raphael Varane and Karim Benzema (if fit to play) stand in Argentina’s road to victory.

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Lionel Messi scored from the penalty spot against Croatia to kick-start the scoreboard. With a lot of speculation surrounding the reason behind that particular penalty, fans are having a weird feeling. The feeling is that the decisions are rigged in favor of the Argentine Captain.

Despite all the speculations, this trademark run from one of the greatest in the game felt bewitching. The run from the half line, killed the game there and then for Croatia. The absolute body-swerve against young defender Josko Gvardiol, stopping his run, turning towards the goal to keep him wrong footed produced the possible assist of the World Cup.

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Can the Argentine squad provide Lionel Messi the biggest trophy in the sport of Football

Lionel Messi and julian Alvarez
Lionel Messi and Julian Alvarez

The Argentine World Cup squad are filled with players who wish to see Messi holding his first ever World Cup trophy. The team mends its gameplay according to the magical man so as to silver line him in any match.

He is the one pushing us, motivating us. He gives us a special advantage on the pitch, we know we have Messi. And that is a great source of motivation,” said defender Nicolas Tagliafico.

“We are really happy to have him and with everyone’s support, we have our players, the coaching staff. We try to work in the same direction and to achieve our dreams and to do it with Messi by our side,” he added.

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The World indeed is behind the great footballer. Many legends turned pundits have expressed their desire to see the little master win his first World Cup. It is now time for Messi to showcase his master class against one of his successors, Kylian Mbappe.

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