Lionel Messi will surely remember Argentina‘s last game against Ecuador for a long long time. A win was the only option for them after a succession of bad results in the previous games.
However, things didn’t go as expected : Ecuador surprised everyone with a goal in the first seconds of the game. Lionel Messi went through a real nightmare after this goal. After that, “La Pulga” showed all his magnificent skills and scored a hat-trick for his national team. A victory that offered a spot to Argentina in the next World Cup.
Messi talked to the press about all the feelings he had during this game: “I couldn’t imagine my country out of the World Cup. Organizing this competition without Argentina will be crazy ! I would like to thank our fans for their support and patience during the hard moments”.
He added: “We tried to fight to win this game. When Ecuador scored the opening, I felt that I’m going to die! Many bad ideas have crossed my mind. Fortunately, we succeeded to score the equalizer quickly and we won the game. Now that we guaranteed our presence in the World Cup, we should focus on our mistakes in order to build a strong team capable of winning the international competition”.
Is it the time for Lionel Messi to win the World Cup ? Let’s wait and see …