Argentine star, Lionel Messi has said that the FIFA World Cup in Qatar will be his last appearance at the apex competition.
“This will be my last World Cup — for sure. The decision has been made,” the 35-year-old was quoted as saying.
“I’m counting down the days until the World Cup. “The truth is, there’s a little anxiety, saying: ‘Well, we’re here, what’s going to happen? It’s my last one, how’s it going to go?’. On one hand, I can’t wait for it to arrive but I’m also desperate for it to go well,” he added.
“We’re at a very good moment, with a very strong group, but anything can happen at a World Cup. All the matches are difficult, that is what makes a World Cup so special because the favourites are not always the ones who end up winning or even doing as well as you expect.