Modric: Messi is the best player in history and I hope he will be crowned the World Cup
Luka Modric, captain of the Croatian national team, wished that Lionel Messi would be crowned the 2022 World Cup, which is currently being held in Qatar, as he is the best player in history to end his international career in the best way possible, after his team lost to Argentina by 3 goals in the match that was held between them at the “Lusail” stadium. .
Luka Modric said in remarks after the match: “I hope that the World Cup title goes to Messi, he deserves it completely, he is the best player in history.”
And the Argentine national team, next to Brazil and Italy, is in second place in the ranking of the teams that qualified for the World Cup final, behind the German machines, which maintains the top of the standings with 8 matches played in the World Cup final.
According to the global “Opta” network specialized in world football statistics, Julian Alvarez (22 years 316 days) is the youngest player to score two goals in the World Cup semi-finals or World Cup finals since Pele in 1958 (17 years 249 days).
The Argentine star and the best player in the world, Lionel Messi, scored the first goal in the net of the Croatian national team, through a penalty kick in the 34th minute of the match time.
And with that goal against Croatia at the present time, the star Messi became the historic scorer for Argentina in the World Cup with 11 goals, as he surpassed Gabriel Batistuta, who scored 10 goals, because he is the historical scorer for the Tango World Cup team.