Posted: Wednesday 28th May 2014 at 14:56 pm

Gerardo Martino predicts Lionel Messi to fire at FIFA World Cup


Martino has recently been replaced by Luis Enrique in the Camp Nou top job after the Catalan giants failed to win a major trophy last season.

But after watching Messi at close quarters throughout the campaign, he is convinced his compatriot can fire Argentina to their first World Cup success since 1986.

“He’s only (a) 27-year-old (Messi is actually 26) and can still beat many records,” he is quoted as saying by Football Espana .

“The World Cup is at an optimal time. It’s time for this generation of players to win the World Cup.

“Argentina has a lot of strength and is very competitive.”

Messi scored 10 goals in 14 World Cup qualifying appearances and will captain his country at the finals, where they will play Bosnia-Herzegovina, Iran and Nigeria in Group F.

For more sports news visit allSports.com.gh

Comments:
This article has 0 comment, leave your comment.

Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

+