Lionel Messi says victory against Nigeria is unforgettable – Football

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Argentine star Lionel Messi showed that victory over Nigeria in a football event 2008 Olympic Games in Athens.

Messi led the Argentine team to a narrow victory over the U-23 Dream Team 1-0 team in Nigeria to avenge the loss in the final defeat in the 1996 release of the same release.

The 31-year-old is considered one of the best players of all time and has decided several games for Barcelona and Argentina.


Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi hopes to bring Lionel Messi back to the golden ball of the 2005 World Cup, when Nigeria takes Argentina in the group round of the 2018 World Cup on Tuesday, June 26th.
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Messi won in Nigeria in 2005 (THIS DAY)

Speaking in an interview FourFourTwo Argentina and Barcelona magazine was asked to reveal their most memorable matches for the club and the country.

Messi listed the victory over Nigeria ten years ago as one of the games for which he left his mark.

The game between Nigeria and Argentina was decided by the star of Paris Saint-Germain, Angel Di Maria, who was pierced through the Messi goal.


Lionel Messi
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he repeated his heroism at the 2008 Olympics (The Sports Bay)

He said, “Meeting with Nigeria at the Olympics finals is one of my unsurpassed matches.”

Messi also showed that the Olympics is a special event, and the opportunity to win for his country is special.

He continued “The Olympiad is very important not only for the opportunity to win a medal for your country, but also to be able to take part in a stunning global event and live in the Olympic Village with athletes from many different sports.”


Lionel Messi set a record when Argentina beat Nigeria's Super Eagles with a 2: 1 score in her last game of Group D, the 2018 World Cup, on Tuesday, June 26th.
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Messi also beat Nigeria at the World Championships 2010, 2014 and 2018. (Getty Images)

“It was incredible – a complete tournament for us. Yes, we won the semifinal 3-0 against Brazil – a great team that also played well, but we also beat the Netherlands and Nigeria.

"Both were very difficult games, and we had to be in the best condition to win."

Star in Barcelona met Nigeria on six different occasions at all levels and won in each case.

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