World Cup: Super Eagles Are Biggest Threat To Any Opponent, Says Messi
As the 2018 FIFA World Cup begins Thursday in Russia, Argentina captain Lionel Messi has said the Super Eagles of Nigeria are a strong side that can cause problems for any opponent.
Both teams Both will play each other on June 26 in the last game of group D at the 2018 FIFA World Cup at Saint Petersburg.
“It will be important to start strongly. Iceland did well in their last tournament so the first match
will not be comfortable. But these are the ones to win if you don’t want the next matches to be even
“We don’t know so much about Nigeria but the African teams are normally compact, tough and strong. So it will be no walkover,” Messi told UK tabliod, Express.co.uk.
“We know it won’t be easy but I’m certain that Argentina has a squad capable of being a champion in
Russia. If the players all believe the same then we can be contenders,” he added.