Lionel Messi Makes Huge Announcement Ahead of 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar

Lionel Messi Makes Huge Announcement Ahead of 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar

  • Lionel Messi has revealed that the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar will be his last tournament
  • The Argentina superstar is hoping to win the tournament for the first time in the Asian country in November
  • Messi is having a fine season with French outfit Paris Saint Germain, having scored seven goals in the ongoing campaign

Seven-time Ballon d'Or winner, Lionel Messi, has announced that the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar will be his last.

The Argentina and Paris Saint Germain star is hoping to lead his country to their first World Cup trophy since 1986, when Diego Maradona led the South Americans to victory.

The 36-year-old and his Argentina team have been in incredible form ahead of the tournament in Qatar, having won the Copa America last year.

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Lionel Messi has confirmed that the 2022 FIFA World Cup will be his last. Credit: Getty Images
Source: Twitter
“This will be my last World Cup — for sure. The decision has been made," he told Sebastien Vignolo as quoted by Fabrizio Romano on Twitter.

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The only trophy missing in the cabinet of the Argentine is the World Cup and many believe he will certify his position as the greatest of all-time if he wins the tournament.

Messi is already having a fine campaign with French giants Paris Saint Germain. He has scored seven goals in 12 matches across all competitions this season.

Source: SportsBrief.com