"What is at stake is too important to focus only on Messi"

“What is at stake is too important to focus only on Messi”

Hugo Lloris, goalkeeper and captain of the French national team, described Lionel Messi this Saturday as a ” legend ” of football but stated that tomorrow’s final against the Argentine national team ” is too important to focus ” on a single player.

” The stakes are too high to focus on just one player. It’s a final between two storied teams. When you’re up against these types of players you have to pay attention but we can’t forget the rest of the team, a young generation that also He plays for Messi. We know what Messi represents in the history of sports but this is France against Argentina ,” said Lloris, leader of the reigning world champion.

” Argentine soccer always had excellent players, before (Diego) Maradona and today Messi, who is a legend of this sport. But we are going to play a final and it is a historic event beyond the rival and we hope that this game remains in the history of France ,” he added at the press conference he gave this Qatari noon at the Doha Media Center.

When the World Cup final begins, Lloris will become the goalkeeper with the most appearances in World Cup history with 20 appearances, one more than the German Manuel Neuer, who was left out in the group stage.

Meanwhile, about the match he imagines, he commented: ” Argentina is a very well organized team with a strong and aggressive mentality. We are going to suffer and we must make an effort. Beyond the circumstances that touched us, we showed that the team has a fighting mentality and that our strength is the ability to adapt .”

Deschamps and the support that the Argentine National Team

” I am aware of the popular support for Argentina, which they have in many competitions. We know that the majority of the stadium will support them, either because they are Argentine or because they like that team or some of its players. I know that even some French want to let Argentina win, but we are going to make an effort to win it ourselves. We have to do everything possible to adapt. Stay calm and with our goal is to win it and raise our heads , “said the French coach at a press conference.

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