Argentina escaped a pinhole after a 2-1 win over Nigeria in their last Group D match at Saint Petersburg Stadium,
The victory led Argentina to the round of 16 of the 2018 World Cup. Previously, La Albiceleste had been on the edge after being offset by Iceland and defeated Croatia.
Messi was delighted to welcome Argentina’s victory. The player who co-scored one goal into Nigeria’s goal was admitted already convinced from the start that Argentina will win.
“I know God is with us and that He will not let us out,” Messi said after the match as proclaimed Marca.
“We are confident of winning this game, winning in this way is amazing, it is the joy we deserve.”
Messi was also grateful for the support of supporters who came to Saint Petersburg and in Argentina.
“I thank all who are here for their sacrifices and for everyone in Argentina who is always with us, national team uniforms above all,” Messi said.