Messi has already reached 102 goals for Argentina and coach Scaloni said he still wants the striker to score more goals.
Scaloni wants Messi to score more goals
A few days ago, Messi scored a hat-trick in Argentina’s 7-0 victory over Curacao. Three goals helped Messi break the scoring record for Argentina with 102 times to break the opponent’s net. Currently, Messi ranks 3rd among the players with the most goals at the national team level.
With coach Scaloni, he wants Messi to continue to maintain his scoring form for Argentina. He said: “I hope Messi scores more goals. Messi’s achievements deserve everyone’s recognition. It’s good that he achieved this in Argentina. It has special value.”
Captain Albiceleste also shared about the moment the theater fans sang the song to congratulate this team’s World Cup victory in the match against Panama. Scaloni said: “When the players came on the pitch, everyone started singing Muchachos in the stands. I liked it more than winning the World Cup final.”
Returning to Messi, this striker has not closed the possibility of participating in the 2026 World Cup. The striker born in 1987 will consider the factors of fitness, performance … to make the final decision. With coach Scaloni, he always wanted El Pulga to participate in the tournament after 4 years.
The national team focus period also ended after Argentina’s victory over Curacao. Messi will return to training with PSG to prepare for the rest of the season. Currently, the future of this striker is also a topic of interest. Negotiations between the two sides have not yet come to an agreement.
With Argentina, this team will gather for the second time in 2023 in June. According to the plan, Scaloni’s teachers and students will play friendly matches with Cameroon and Bangladesh at this stage. From September, Scaloni’s teachers and students will play a qualifying round for the 2026 World Cup in South America.