2022 World Cup Messi breaks silence on ‘injury’ ahead of Saudi Arabia clash. Lionel Messi, the captain of Argentina, has shot off “rumors” that he won’t be able to participate in the World Cup in Qatar.
There have been rumors that Messi’s absence from certain training sessions is related to an ankle issue.
However, the star player for Paris Saint-Germain has vowed he would be prepared to play Saudi Arabia on Tuesday.
“I’m in good health. Physically, I’m in excellent shape, and I feel wonderful.
“There are absolutely no problems. I was informed that there were rumors of having to skip some training or being away from the squad due to a blow. However, that is not unusual, Messi said during a news conference on Monday.
Messi will compete in his fifth World Cup in Qatar, and at 35, it may be his final opportunity to bring home the gold.