Argentina stepped into Qatar For Winning world cup. Under the leadership of Lionel Messi, Argentina stepped into World Cup host country Qatar to end their 36-year title reign. Messi-De Maria arrived in Doha, Qatar from Abu Dhabi in the early hours of Thursday (November 17).
Argentinian media TYC Sports reported that Lionel Scalloni’s students will stay at Qatar University, 18 kilometers from Doha.
Albiceleste defeated the United Arab Emirates by a big margin on Wednesday (November 16) at the Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium in the last warm-up match before the World Cup. Lionel Scaloni’s men won 5-0 against the hosts. Angel Di Maria scored two goals for the team. Lionel Messi, Julián Alvarez and Joaquin Correa scored one goal each.
Argentina last lifted the trophy at the FIFA World Cup in 1986. After that last, Maradona, no one else could put a smile on Albiceleste’s face in the last three eras. In 2014, Lionel Messi came so close to the dream but the fans were heartbroken by the nightmare of Mario Gotze.
Argentina had a more disappointing performance at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. However, the Albiceleste are once again dreaming of the team that won the Copa America and the finals after beating Brazil, which was undefeated in 36 consecutive matches.
Before entering the World Cup battle in Qatar, Argentina, which is plowing America and Europe, tested itself once again on the soil of the United Arab Emirates, another country in the Middle East. Where the football world has seen Argentina in flight. They did not care about the hosts. Possessing the ball 60 percent of the time, they were successful in 5 of their 15 shots on goal.
Argentina’s World Cup campaign will begin on November 22 with a match against Saudi Arabia. The other two opponents of the team in ‘C’ group are Mexico (November 26) and Poland (November 30).