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"NOW YOU UNDERSTAND THE GAME A LOT MORE"

Scaloni gets 'wet' about Messi's present before the 'Finalissima'

Published:31/05/2022 - 15:37h

Updated:31/05/2022 - 15:37h

Lionel Scaloni, coach of the Argentine national team, has given some statements in the preview of the 'Finalissima' between the fair 'celeste' and the Italian national team

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This Wednesday will contest for the first time the 'Finalissima', Glass of Champions Conmebol-UEFA, in an only party that will confront to the selection of Argentina, champion of America, and the one of Italy, champion of Europe. After almost a year that both groups heaved said glasses, the technician of the 'albiceleste', Lionel Scaloni, has offered some statements to the means of the event where speech of several nuances of the meeting.

It began his intervention leaving clear that for him Lionel Messi is a footballer much more complete now that before. "Before it was impressive, happened to the one who was and did what wanted with the ball. Now it understands much more the game. It has improved a pile. It is much better player now that before", affirmed the technician of Argentinian in the exclusive interview.

Also it took advantage of the opportunity to remember old moments of his stage on the terrains of game, in where topó to Leo in more than an occasion. "Of contrary suffered it playing and always lost. And of mate always got along with he. Before the World-wide of Germany 2006 and all the distance", aimed the trainer.

Regarding the combined Italian, mentioned the difficulty to measure to a country that has raised the Glass of the World in four opportunities. "It is a big rival. Definitely that it is one of the best selections of the world, with a culture futbolística incredible and an admiration that create is mutual. For us it is a beautiful proof, especially thinking in what it goes to come. We expect that it go out well", it concluded.

The details of the meeting

The 'Finalissima' will carry out this first Wednesday of June in the stadium Wembley of London to the 20:45 hours of Spain. Between the summoned by Argentina, in addition to the presence of Messi, also will be Ángel Gave María, Rodrigo of Paul, Laurato Martínez, Nicolás Otamendi and Emiliano Martínez. The payroll sudamericana will be conformed by 29 players. By his part, Italy will have to his disposal to Gianluigi Donnarumma, Giorgio Chiellini, Jorginho, Lorenzo Insigne, among others.

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