Leo Messi was once again chosen as the best player in the match against the Netherlands, he highlighted the desire and intensity of his team and the suffering they had to overcome to win in some penalty kicks that Argentina did not have to reach.
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«I feel a lot of joy, a lot of happiness. It was not the situation to go to extra time or penalties. We had to suffer but we got through and this is something impressive", said the captain of Argentina as soon as the final was over.
The ten from the albiceleste enjoyed the moment they are living in Qatar 2022, already in the semifinals. «We are enjoying the people very much, going step by step. We are very happy », he stressed on the pitch.
“This team understands the moments of the game. When he has to play, he does it and when he has to defend, too", Messi stressed that the players face each game with great faith.
"Argentina is among the four best in the world because it shows that it knows how to play each game with the same desire and the same intensity," said the Argentine captain who now awaits Croatia, which surprised Brazil in the quarterfinals.
"Croatia showed that they are a great team. At times he played equal to Brazil. It is a team that has been working with the same coach for a long time and they know each other very well, "he concluded.