Lionel Messi returned to the Argentina team earlier this year to prepare for the Copa — the last trophy Argentina won, in 1993.
Argentina’s 2-1 victory over Chile in the third-place match of the Copa America was overshadowed Lionel Messi’s send-off on Staurday. In a hot-contested match, five-time Ballon d’Or winner Messi and Chile captain Gary Medel
Lionel Messi still “loves” the Argentine national team despite more than a decade of disappointments, international team-mate Sergio Aguero said on Thursday as the pair prepare for the Copa America in neighboring Brazil.
Lionel Messi scored a first-half double as Argentina warmed up for the Copa America with a comprehensive 5-1 win over Nicaragua on Friday in San Juan.
The first hosting of the iconic community event since 2019, the Zayed Sports Tournament 2023 invites the UAE’s finest sporting talents and teams to showcase their skills and compete for an incredible Dhs184,000 in prize money.
Sheikh Mohammed said in a welcoming speech to the official booklet of the tournament: We are pleased to welcome our honorable guests participating in the twenty-seventh launch of the Dubai World Cup, this global event that embodies within it the noble values of equestrian and its knights who come from all countries of the world to compete for the precious titles in the evening.
A confident Afghanistan will fancy their chances of a series victory against a depleted Pakistan in the three-match T20 series, which gets under way at the iconic Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Friday.