Suara.com – Lionel Messi is officially included in the Argentina national team squad which will face the FIFA Indonesia National Team on June 19, 2023. This was announced by the Argentine Football Federation (AFA).
The Paris Saint Germain (PSG) striker was brought in by tactician Lionel Scaloni to lead a squad which is partly filled with young players who will have trials against the Australian national team on June 15 and the Indonesian national team on June 19.
Lionel Messi’s name is listed along with a number of players who have subscribed to the Argentina national team, such as Angel Di Maria, Nicolas Otamendi, Rodrigo De Paul and Emiliano Martinez.
The player nicknamed La Pulga came to Asia besides bringing the World Cup title, also bringing personal ambitions to increase his goal coffers in the Argentina national team uniform which is currently at 102 goals behind his eternal rival Cristiano Ronaldo who has scored 122 goals and is the top scorer. all-time top goals for the national team.
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The owner of the most games with Argentina, of course, also has a mission to become a mentor for the younger generation who have just been called up to defend Albicaleste, such as Alejandro Garnacho.
The arrival to Jakarta of the player who won seven Ballon D’or titles was certainly eagerly awaited by millions of Indonesian national team supporters. Because the match between Indonesia and Argentina was held for the first time.
Acting as the host against Argentina, the Indonesian national team will make a number of preparations including a training camp (TC) which will start on June 5.