Saturday Jul 21, 2018
Saturday Jul 21,2018
Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 21 July 2018
Last preparations complete for the two-time world champions as they start their challenge in Group D on Saturday
June 15, 2018
Updated: June 15, 2018 03:22 PM
Lionel Messi and his Argentina teammates have completed their final preparations before they start their World Cup campaign.
They took part in a training session on Friday ahead of their first game in Group D on Saturday against Iceland, which kicks off at 5pm UAE time.
Messi has never won the World Cup and you have to go back to 1986 for the last time Argentina lifted the trophy.
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