3 records await Messi in the Qatar World Cup 2022!

19 September, 2022
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3 records await Messi in the Qatar World Cup 2022!

The 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar is approaching the moment of its launch, and it will be record numbers waiting for Argentine international Lionel Messi to achieve through his participation in the upcoming World Cup.


The Qatar World Cup marks the 18th appearance of the Argentine national team in the World Cup finals, and the final draw for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, the "tango dancers" in the third group of the competition, accompanied by Saudi Arabia, Mexico and Poland.


Messi may be the player who played the most matches in the World Cup finals, surpassing the former German player Lothar Matthaus, the 1990 World Cup winner with the German machines (24 matches). 

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Messi played in the finals of the World Cup 19 matches, and he will need 6 matches in the World Cup in Qatar to reach the record, as the most appearing player in the history of the finals, and for that, the flea will need to reach the semi-finals at least.


The 35-year-old will also be the most Argentine player to participate in the World Cup finals on 5 occasions, after he participated in the 2006 World Cup in Germany, 2010 in South Africa, 2014 in Brazil and Russia 2018. Thus, the Paris Saint-Germain attacking star will surpass his late coach and Argentine football legend Diego Armando Maradona, and Javier Masecrano, who both played 4 times in the World Cup.


In addition, Messi can achieve another notable record in the World Cup, which is to become the Argentine who scores the most goals in the tournament. The veteran striker has 6 goals, and needs to score five goals to surpass Gabriel Batistuta, who scored 10 goals in the World Cup finals. 


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