The upcoming FIFA World Cup which will be the 21st episode of the event will be staged in Russia where total 32 teams will participate. All teams have been already declared and the schedule of the tournament has published. Team Argentina is one of the top contenders there but the skipper of the team Lionel Messi thinks that Argentina is not favourite in FIFA World Cup 2018.
Team Argentina which is regarded as one of the most popular football team in the World which is one of the two best South American team as well. This team won FIFA World Cup twice times already but since long, they could not touch the title. In recent generation did not see them to win the title where Brazil and Germany are more steps ahead than them in that case.
Though, he still demands that his team is one of the most favourite team in Russia World Cup but there are no strong chance to win the title this time, the skipper of the team believes.
However, team Argentina has plenty of top rated players in the squad and most of them are doing great with their clubs. They have Messi who is best in La Liga as well as for Barcelona and often regarded as the best footballer of all time.
Besides, he has a couple of partners like Higuain, Dybala, and Aguero. All three players are still best for their own club. Higuain and Dybala are the key players of Juventus where Aguero is the goal machine of Man City.
They also have a playmaker like Angel Di Maria. So by possessing some top rated players in the squad, there is no chance to say that Argentina is not a favorite in the World Cup.
Team Argentina is currently preparing themselves for upcoming World Cup and as per the schedule, they faced Haiti in a friendly competition where they destroyed Haiti by 4 – 0 goals. Messi made an amazing hat trick and also assisted once.
Just before the World Cup mission, they will play another International friendly match against Israel in 9th June 2018. In 16th June against Iceland, they will start their World Cup journey. In the group D, the rest two group mates are Croatia and Nigeria.
Current champion Germany, Brazil, France and Spain are the favorite in the World Cup 2018 and along with them thought by many that Argentina is also among the list of favorites. But, Lionel Messi does not think that.
Messi who scored 64 goals for national team stated that he is grateful for all. World Cup is their dream as well as the dream of the nation. But he still thinks that they are not the favorite. But they are very balanced. They are doing great in practice session and improving their skills day by day.