Argentina president Macri hopes Messi will play in 2018 World Cup
Argentine president Mauricio Macri hopes that Leo Messi will represent the nation in the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Sport EN Upd. on 22/11/2016 at 03:06 CET Either out of courtesy for his host Angela Merkel, or out of true conviction, the Argentine premier commented: “you are going to win it”, referring to Germany, after considering that “if you managed to get through against Italy, now you will win it all.” 05/07/2016 In a discussion forum at the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Berlin, Macri said: “We hope that Messi will be in Russia so that we can gain that revenge in the final”, referring to the Copa America final loss to Chile. Macri was also asked about the ongoing Euro 2016 tournament, and specifically for his prediction over who will come out on top.