Nadal encourages Messi and team

November 24, 2022 12:54 pm

[Photo Credit : Sports Star]

Rafa Nadal knows all about resilience in sport and he says Lionel Messi’s Argentina can shake off the disappointment of their stunning World Cup defeat by Saudi Arabia and have a deep run in Qatar.

Nadal, who won two Grand Slams in an injury-hit 2022, said Saudi Arabia’s victory was merely a reflection of just how evenly matched soccer has become.

The 35-year-old also paid tribute to Messi, who played for Real’s arch-rivals Barcelona.

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Argentina play Mexico in their second Group C match on Sunday.

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