Lionel Messi’s eye on the 2026 World Cup

While Argentina is reaching victory in the 2022 World Cup, Lionel Messi has made up for the only shortcoming of his career.

While discussing the future of Messi, who lifted the World Cup after the Copa America, in the national team, the star football player said in a statement after the tournament that he had not made a decision like retirement yet, and that he enjoyed playing football.

A striking statement came from another legend regarding the future of Lionel Messi in the Argentina National Team.

Messi confession from Jorge Valdano

Jorge Valdano, who was in Argentina’s squad that won the 1986 World Cup, talked about the behind-the-scenes interview with Lionel Messi.

After the interview, Valdano revealed his conversations with Lionel Messi after the cameras went off.

Speaking to Cadena Cope, Valdano said: “We spoke with him behind the camera. He said that he will play in the World Cup for the fifth time and that no player has played in 6 tournaments. He said to me, ‘If I become the world champion, I will continue to play until the next World Cup.'” .

Lionel Messi will be 39 years old at the 2026 World Cup to be hosted by the USA, Canada and Mexico. If the star player plays in the next tournament, he will be recorded as the first player to play in 6 different World Cups.