Qatar 2022: We must drop the favourites hype — Argentina star, Messi


Argentina captain, Lionel Messi has warned his teammates to avoid buying into the hype that they are favourites if they intend to win the World Cup in Qatar.

Messi said Argentina needs to be realistic and take each match as they come in the tournament.

“All national teams are tough to play against these days,” Messi told Universo Valdano when asked about his country’s chances in Qatar.

“Every team [at the 2022 FIFA World Cup] will be difficult to beat.