Buenos Aires, Argentina. France Press agency.
The Argentine team, led by Lionel Messi, plays 29 matches unbeaten and tests its footballers against Venezuela, which was knocked out on Friday, in the penultimate date of the South American qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
More than 50,000 spectators will fill the stands of La Bombonera stadium in Buenos Aires to support the team that managed to win their hearts once again with the allure of Messi, who has recovered from a case of the flu.
After four years of absence from Russia 2018, Italy exited the World Cup finals for the second time in a row by losing yesterday Thursday in the play-off against North Macedonia (0-1), which will play on Tuesday on the World Cup ticket in Porto against suffering Portugal. To defeat Turkey 3-1.
Less than a year after winning the European Championship, four-times world champion Italy will once again miss the biggest event in world football, having played all editions without a break since 1962.
In Cardiff, thanks to a double from star Gareth Bale, Wales got a chance to play in the qualifying final after beating Austria 2-1.
However, Wales will have to wait several months to see if they qualify for the World Cup, as the other track A game of the play-off, which was due to meet Scotland with Ukraine, was postponed until June as a result. Russian invasion.
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