Argentina team trains in Barcelona in attack, defence

  • Argentina team trains in Barcelona in attack, defence

Argentina team trains in Barcelona in attack, defence

The 2014 finalists will open their World Cup campaign in Russia's capital against Iceland in Group D on 16th June.

In a statement, renowned football player Lionel Messi said Argentina will "go to Russian Federation with hope" after he scored a hat-trick in their 4-0 World Cup warm-up win over Haiti.

'More than the result we were able to say goodbye to our fans and show that we are going to Russian Federation with hope, ' Messi said after the match.

Midfielder Paulo Dybala, in a statement published by the Argentine Football Association, said the team is very happy to train in Barcelona, the professional home of Argentina star Lionel Messi. If Messi had played tennis, he'd have won 50 Grand Slams!

Argentina captain Lionel Messi has suggested that his side can not be considered serious candidates to win the 2018 World Cup.

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Referees at the World Cup finals will be able to dish out red cards for off-the-ball incidents spotted by Video Assistant Referee (VAR) technology, soccer's rule-making body IFAB has said.

The 5-time Ballon d'Or victor will spearhead Argentina's hopes in Russian Federation and the pressure on the 30-year-old to win the World Cup will be surreal.

Goalkeeper Nery Pumpido told CGTN that having the world's best player is not enough in itself. "But you don't play football by yourself, it is not an individual sport", said Rakitic.

Supporters gave the Argentina national team a rousing send-off before the players left for the World Cup in Russian Federation. However, they lost to Germany after extra time, and Messi failed to score in any of their four knockout matches.

As for the World Cup itself, Messi has 15 appearances across the last three tournaments under his belt. "We are the first ones who want to accomplish the dream of winning the World Cup", he added.

"And I think they have a good opportunity to win".