Lionel Messi solidified his status as one of the all-time greats with Argentina’s victory in the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. The achievement added to his already impressive collection of Ballon d’Or awards, league titles, and UEFA Champions League trophies.
In an interview with UrbanaPlay, Messi proclaimed that winning the World Cup in Qatar was the pinnacle of his illustrious career.
“I achieved everything with the national team that I always dreamed of. I got everything in my career, individually. It was about closing my career in a unique way, and getting to this moment was the best. I have no complaints and I can’t ask for more.”Lionel Messi
However, since returning from World Cup glory, Messi’s performances for Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) have come under scrutiny. Despite his impressive World Cup performance, his recent club performances have come under scrutiny. His passing accuracy has dropped, and he has appeared uninvolved in some games.
PSG manager Christophe Galtier recognized the concern and stated,
“I’m not worried, but we need a wake-up call. The World Cup is over.”Christophe Galtier (PSG MANAGER)
After winning the Copa America 2021 and the World Cup, Messi himself admitted that he feels he has accomplished everything in his career and seems uninspired at times while playing for PSG.
However, it is important to note that Messi received three weeks off after Argentina’s World Cup victory, which he used to travel and unwind while celebrating his greatest professional accomplishment. It’s possible that he is still in the process of adjusting back to competitive play.
Regardless of his current form, Messi’s World Cup triumph and his long list of achievements solidify his place as one of the greatest footballers of all time. His words in the interview with UrbanaPlay serve as a reminder of his impact and legacy in the sport.
In conclusion, despite his recent struggles at PSG, Lionel Messi’s victory in the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar with Argentina cements his status as one of the all-time greats. His numerous awards, titles, and impressive performance in the World Cup stand as testament to his talent and influence on the sport.