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Messi Names Four Countries Stronger Than Argentina

Lionel Messi Names Four Countries Stronger Than Argentina

By Kurt Buckerfield - Dec 07, 2017 01:31 PM @KurtLaduma

FC Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has mentioned four countries he believes are stronger contenders for the 2018 FIFA World Cup than Argentina.

Click through the mini-gallery above to see the four nations Messi feels are currently better than Argentina!

The 30-year-old recently discussed the Albiceleste's chances at the World Cup next year in Russia, and admitted that he thinks the likes of Brazil, Germany, France and Spain are ahead of them.

"I think we have enough time to improve in the upcoming games and before the World Cup, we will have a month to prepare and leave everything in place for the start," he told TyC Sports.

"We have had some good games, or good spells under Sampaoli. We haven't had that many games with him, either. The pressure and need to win also played a part.

"It is not easy to play like that, with a lot of new kids, a lot of kids who weren't used to that kind of situation with the national team, that makes you play differently.

"But it is true that we have to improve if we want to be world champions. The way we are playing now we will not get even close.

"Right now, there are better teams than us, like Brazil, Germany, France and Spain."

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Argentina have been drawn in a group with Iceland, Nigeria and Croatia for the World Cup in Russia next year.

Do you think Argentina have any chance of winning the 2018 World Cup? Let us know in the comments section below. 


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briii Joined: 22 Aug 2015
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briii Dec 07, 2017 10:31 PM
Easy group
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The Yellow Machine-2 Joined: 28 Oct 2017
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The Yellow Machine-2 Dec 07, 2017 05:29 PM
@Pirates_999 , Spain Not that Strong ?? So u want to say France is stronger than Spain ?? Hay uQhunyiwe wena kwedini
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Ompie wa le Pirates Dec 07, 2017 04:53 PM
Messi messi messi moment
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Pholish Moyana Dec 07, 2017 04:42 PM
Portugal, Uruguay, are useless low class country in terms of soccer
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Pirates_999 Dec 07, 2017 02:52 PM
Maybe because you grow up in Spain they not that strong... your worry should be Germany and CR7 that's all not Portugal but CR7 because he can cause lot of problems
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Faysal Dec 07, 2017 02:43 PM
I guess germany and france are the strongest in the world followed by Argentina spain plus italy and netherlands didn't make it which makes easier for one of that 4 teams to win world cup

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