Messi let down by Argentina traitors
Diego Maradona ha reiterated his call for Lionel Messi to turn his back on the Argentina national team after being let down by team-mates such as Javier Mascherano and “traitors” within the FA.The Barcelona superstar is currently weighing up his international options on the back of a disappointing 2018 World Cup campaign.
Leo Messi 30, had a penalty saved in Argentina’s 1-1 draw with Iceland in their opening game in Russia.He has won 32 five Ballons d’Or in 14 seasons at Barcelona, but has never lifted the World Cup.”A lot of players are great in our memories without winning the World Cup,” Crespo told BBC Sport.”Messi is a fantastic player. I love to watch him so much and he’s a very good guy. He deserves to win the World Cup
Five-time World Player of the Year he suffered more FIFA World Cup 2018 heartbreak with Argentina as he was no match for France’s firepower in a thrilling 4-3 World Cup last-16 defeat on Saturday. Maradona believes the 31-year-old forward lacks the full support of those around him, with colleagues and administrators failing to divert unfair criticism away from a man who often has to shoulder the expectations of a nation by himself.