According to the seven times Ballon d’Or Lionel Messi, the current World Cup in Qatar is the best-ever competition he revealed. As Argentina defeated Australia 2-1 in Qatar to advance to the quarterfinals.
The 35-year-old scored his third goal in the Competition so far.
He scored his 789th goal in 1,000 career games, Messi claimed that this year’s competition is his finest his family is by his side.
The former Barcelona hit-man said his young children are now old enough to understand the importance of a World Cup.
“My family is always on my mind,” Messi told reporters after the game. “My children, because they are grown up and understand everything.
“They suffer it, they enjoy it… I am very happy to share these moments with them.
Messi explained that this is the first World Cup tournament he is attending with his grown-up children with his youngest children also attending their first World Cup.
“And it’s always the happiest,” Messi said, adding that his first son Thiago was not yet aware of what a World Cup is,” four years ago.