Qatar : Messi magic helped Argentina to knock out Croatia in a 3-0 and thrust the legendary footballer’s homeland into World Cup final, a second for Messi himself.
Messi converted a penalty and was involved in the remaining two goals by Julian Alvarez, leading to a 3-0 win over Croatia on Tuesday. Argentina will no face up France or Morocco on Sunday’s title match.
This is Messi’s second World Cup final - Argentina lost the earlier one to Germany in 2014. Messi, who confirmed retirement after the win, could not have a more perfect way to leave the arena, given as soccer’s one of the best players, if not the very best.
Team Argentina :
Lionel Messi, Julian Alvarez, Cristian Romero, Emiliano Martinez, Nicolas Ocamendi, nauel Mollna, Nicolas Talificao, Leandro Paredes, Rodrigo De Paul, Alexis Mac Allister, Enzo Fernandez
Croatia : Marcelo Brozovic, Domnik Livakovic, Borna Sosa, Ivan Perisic, Mateo Koovacic, Dejan Lovren, Mario Pasalic, Andrej Kramaric, Luka Modric, Josko Gvadioi, Jospip Juranovic