Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni paid tribute to Lionel Messi on Saturday, praising his crew captain and revealing he performed within the Copa America win over Brazil with an harm.
“If you knew the way that he played in the Copa America you’d love him even more,” Scaloni instructed reporters after Argentina’s 1-0 win on the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro.
“You can never do without a player like him, even when he is not fully fit like in this game and the previous one.”
Scaloni didn’t say what the harm was however he showered Messi with reward on an evening Argentines took to the streets in enormous numbers to have fun their first worldwide title in 28 years and Messi’s first victory with the nationwide aspect.
Messi, winner of the FIFA Player of the Year award a file six occasions, has gained each membership and particular person honour with Barcelona however he had misplaced all 4 of his earlier finals with Argentina.