The winger who was superb in Argentina’s win against Ecuador which gave the South Americans the World Cup ticket was said to be looking forward for his country to face Nigeria in Russia.
Messi was reported to have explained that a game against the Super Eagles of Nigeria at the 2018 World Cup in Russia will make him glad.
He has played against Nigeria twice at age-grade level which was in the 2005 World Youth Championship and also the 2008 Olympic in Beijing winning both matches.
At senior level, Messi has scored in three times in the three games he has played against Nigeria which was a brace at the last World Cup in Brazil and a goal in a friendly game played in Malaysia in 2012.
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