Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 17 October 2019

Lionel Messi and Argentina take part in training ahead of Croatia clash - in pictures

Barcelona superstar joined his international teammates on the eve of their second Group D match

Lionel Messi will be aiming to bounce back from his costly missed penalty against Iceland when Argentina take on Croatia in their second World Cup Group D match on Thursday.

Argentina drew 1-1 with Iceland in their opening match, although Messi had the chance to win it for his side, only for his tame penalty to be easily saved by goalkeeper Hannes Halldorsson.

Ahead of the assignment against Croatia at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium (kick-off 10pm UAE time), Messi and his Argentina teammates took part in a training session.

Take a sneak peak inside the training session by clicking through the photo gallery above. Click on the arrows to move on to the next picture, or if using a mobile device, simply swipe.


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