Andres Iniesta Reacts To Lionel Messi’s World Cup Glory. Following Argentina’s 2022 World Cup victory, Andres Iniesta praised his former Barcelona colleague Lionel Messi.
Messi led Argentina to their first World Cup trophy since 1986, as well as his first with the national team, in an unforgettable final triumph over France.
The 35-year-old created a new milestone by becoming the first player in World Cup history to score in every round of the tournament, earning him the Golden Ball Award at full-time.
His achievement in Qatar was felt as warmly in Barcelona as it was in Buenos Aires, with La Blaugrana supporters lining the streets to celebrate their former hero’s success.
During a visit to Barcelona’s Ciutat Esportiva training site, Iniesta was asked about Messi’s victory, and he stated that the final was the perfect finale to Messi’s World Cup career.
“Yesterday’s final was spectacular and that he had the opportunity, to lift the World Cup is inexplicable”, as per reports from Marca.
“I’m sure he feels incredible happiness.
“Leo has done everything possible to win a World Cup. He had a spectacular tournament and the icing on the cake of the final was incredible.”
Iniesta: "The World Cup Final was sensational. And Leo Messi winning the World Cup is something incredible, the happiness he must be feeling at this moment is huge." pic.twitter.com/zKiXx34rue
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Iniesta provided no update on his future plans, despite the fact that his contract with Vissel Kobe runs until 2024, and he expects to finish his time in Japan.