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Lionel Messi's message to Argentina eliminating Endrick's Brazil from Olympics

By Emmanuel Mendez


Lionel Messi's message to Argentina eliminating Endrick's Brazil from Olympics

Lionel Messi was happy to see Argentina qualifying for the Summer Olympics.

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Argentina and Brazil are one of the biggest rivalries in international football. The two countries in football have a heated rivalry on the pitch and want to get the best result possible from each other. Argentina gets to brag about another victory against Brazil after the recent CONMEBOL Olympic qualifiers.

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The 2024 CONMEBOL Pre-Olympic Tournament included Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, and Venezuela in the final stage. The top two teams would qualify as South American representatives for the 2024 Summer Olympics men's football tournament. After three games, Paraguay and Argentina qualified for the Summer Olympics, placing 1st and 2nd in the final stage group, respectively. Paraguay finished with 7 points while Argentina finished with 5 points. Brazil finished with 3 points, and Venezuela finished with one point.

Argentina defeated Brazil 1-0 yesterday, which included Real Madrid's Endrick in the team. Argentina's best player was Thiago Almada, who plays for Atlanta United from the MLS. Many rumors suggested that Lionel Messi would be willing to play in the Olympics with Argentina, something he did back in the 2008 Summer Olympics and won. Argentina's U23 manager Javier Mascherano celebrated the win and answered rumors that Lionel Messi might be joining the Olympic team this summer. Mascherano said, "Messi at the Olympics? He has open doors from me, it's on him to decide. He congratulated us. We know that Leo is a big fan of the National Team. There will be time to talk."

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Lionel Messi posted on his Instagram story about Argentina's win against Brazil

Lionel Messi seemed very happy with Argentina's win against Brazil because of the qualification for the 2024 Summer Olympics. Messi reposted Argentina's post of them qualifying for the Olympics and wrote "Vamos" with clapping emojis. The win was even sweeter, knowing it knocked out their rivals Brazil from the Olympic tournament. Argentina fans hope Messi joins the team this summer after the Copa America tournament.


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