Buenos Aires – Argentina’s veteran soccer player, Juan Riquelme, said that as long as star Lionel Messi plays, Argentina will be the favorites in soccer. Riquelme also opened his mind about Messi when he responded about cheating Argentina by defeating France in the World Cup. Riquelme told sports media that he was grateful to all the team members who did things to make every Argentinian happy.
“Messi lifting the World Cup title is a wonderful thing for all football lovers. Argentinians weren’t the only ones who wanted him. Rarely in history does everyone agree that someone deserves it. “I’m happy that Messi won the World Cup,” said Riquelme.
“The longer Messi plays, the longer Argentina will be the favorites in football. Messi’s football performances are incredible.” – Riquelme responded. Argentina won the World Cup by defeating France in a penalty shootout. Messi scored seven goals and provided three assists in the World Cup. The Argentine star also won the Golden Ball award at the Qatar World Cup.
English Summary: As long as Messi plays, Argentina will be the favorite: Riquelme