World Cup Messi gift from footballing Gods – Gary Lineker. Former Barcelona striker Gary Lineker claims that Lionel Messi, the captain of Argentina, is a gift from the football gods.
Lineker made this statement after Messi helped Argentina defeat France to claim the 2022 FIFA World Cup trophy.
The former England international claimed that getting to see Messi for almost 20 years was an unbelievable honor.
Argentina and France had a 3-3 draw in Qatar thanks to two goals from Messi.
In the end, Argentina defeated France 4-2 in the World Cup final following a penalty shootout.
Lineker responded by writing: “It has been an extraordinary delight to watch Lionel Messi for over two decades. Football is enthralling, shockingly joyful, moment after minute.
He was given to football by the football gods. I’m really happy he won the biggest prize in our sport.