Watch: Lionel Messi arrives in Qatar for first World Cup coaching session with Argentina


Lionel Messi and Argentina arrive in Doha, Qatar forward of the FIFA World Cup on Monday forward of their pre-tournament warm-up match with the United Arab Emirates in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday, November 16.

The star-studded squad took half in an open coaching session on the Al Nahyan Stadium on the identical day. A coaching session which attracted a superb variety of folks. Here, have a look.


Matchday tickets for the Argentina–UAE fixture on the similar venue offered out in 24 hours.

Argentina have been drawn in Group C of the World Cup alongside Saudi Arabia, Mexico and Poland and can open their marketing campaign in opposition to Saudi on November 22.

Two-time winners Argentina enter the match as one of many favorites with a 35-game unbeaten streak because the summer season of 2019, wins in opposition to Italy within the 2021 Copa America and the 2022 closing.

Argentina, captained by Lionel Messi, reached the ultimate of the 2014 version of the competitors, however misplaced to Germany after a Mario Götze objective in additional time. Lionel Messi was named because the participant of the competitors.

With inputs from TheIndianEXPRESS

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