Jorge Sampaoli's side nearly did not qualify for the tournament, but a Messi hat-trick in their final qualifier against Ecuador secured their spot in Russian Federation.
"The critics make him suffer, we have spoken about it many times".
When it comes to modern day football, there's very little that brings out opinions quite as vociferously as a footballer signing a new contract, especially when details of the size of the deal are leaked.
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Argentina captain, Lionel Messi, has sensationally declared that he and his Argentina teammates will "have to disappear" if they fail to take their last chance of winning the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation. But it's true that we have to improve if we aspire to be world champions. As we are today, we are not far from that although there are better teams than us such as Brazil, Germany, France and Spain. "People want results and, if they don't get results, they want new faces".
"I have learned that the season is long, that there are times which are harder than others because the years fly by and now my body pays the price for playing in so many matches", Messi admitted to TyC Sports.
"I think this time away from the national side has done him good and judging by the times we spoke, it has made him see things differently", Messi said. I've done all I can.