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Lionel Messi: Argentina Players Led by Rodrigo De Paul Cause Chaos After PSG Star Gets Injured vs Honduras

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Argentina players quickly leapt to Lionel Messi’s defence after their captain was fouled by a Honduras player The team was led by Atletico Madrid midfielder Rodrigo De Paul as they pressured the match officials for answers The reigning Copa America holders have always been very protective of the seven-time Ballon d’Or winner

Atletico Madrid and Argentina midfielder Rodrigo De Paul once said that if Lionel Messi is your captain, you will go to war for him if he asked you to. This was in the full glare as De Paul led Argentina players in protesting Messi’s harsh treatment during an international friendly against Honduras.

Lionel Messi lies hurt during Argentina’s friendly game against Honduras. Photo by Chandan Khanna. Source: Getty Images Exciting feature: Messi was captaining his side at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami when he went down after a challenge from the opponents.

In the meanwhile, they successfully qualified for the World Cup and, two years later, won the next South American championship, continuing their impressive run of form.

They are one of the favorites to win the World Cup this year as they attempt to win the competition for the first time since 1986, the year before Messi was born. This is perhaps the PSG superstar’s last chance to win the competition as a player because he is 35 years old.

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