They are the love of billions. Will Cristiano Ronaldo & Lionel Messi play in the 2022 World Cup? 3 3. It is a lifelong dream to watch a World Cup and see the big teams play," He added, "Also, some of the legends are playing their final World Cup in 2022 (including Messi and Ronaldo). By Sambad English Bureau On Nov 18, 2020. Xavi spoke about his certainty Lionel Messi will play at the 2022 World Cup and discussed his own Barcelona ambitions. 4. Messi and Ronaldo return to international duty, and it's not unthinkable that their eternal rivalry will stretch to the 2022 World Cup. "We have to learn the best of others, and this is an important part in helping me achieve what I have reached now.". The prospect of a last chance to win the World Cup trophy would be a tantalising thought for them - as neither has ever won a World Cup with their respective countries before. What will Lionel Messi do when he retires from playing? Goal takes a look. He mostly waits to get the ball and engage, so he could probably be up for that task at 37. This is what I always strive for. Thapa ‘dreams’ of watching Messi, Ronaldo play in Qatar WC. Messi can still play at 2022 FIFA World Cup: Xavi Despite the failure, Barcelona legend Xavi feels that Messi can still win an international trophy in the near future. But though might both be the GOATs with superhuman ability on the football pitch, even they won't be able to keep playing forever. #Brazil_Vs_Argentina #World_Cup_Qatar_2022_Conmebol #SUBCRIBEHello Today I'll be playing (game) and in this video I will be showing you Game Play. Lionel Messi is a "competitive beast" who will definitely play at the 2022 World Cup according to Xavi, who has reiterated his desire to one day coach his beloved Barcelona. In 2022 Cristiano Ronaldo will be 37 years old. With {most professional} footballers in Europe calling time on the recreation in their early to mid 30s, this is able to put each Ronaldo and Messi effectively previous that age bracket. Neither player has given a specific timeframe for when they expect to hang up their boots for the final time, which is only natural due to their superstar status. ESPN Illustration. My success in my field is the result of hard work, and a way of living. ESPN Illustration. Ruben Neves 4. Nilton Santos, Pele, Cafu and Ronaldo (Brazil) along with Pierre Littbarski and Lothar Matthaus of West Germany (old) have 3 times to the World Cup records final.He won all three matches, while Nilton Santos, Cafu, and Ronaldo won two matches.Pierre Littbarski won with Matthaus in 1990, second in 1982 and 1986. Both are supremely fit and despite their ages come the winter of 2022, Messi will be 35, Ronaldo, 37, nearly 38, I doubt either will have a fitness issue. Joaõ Felix 2. Ronaldo and Messi return to international duty, and it's not unthinkable that their eternal rivalry will stretch to the 2022 World Cup. Both are supremely fit and despite their ages come the winter of 2022, Messi will be 35, Ronaldo, 37, nearly 38, I doubt either will have a fitness issue. The information contained in Goal (India) may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without the prior written authority of Goal (India), Despite having won every club trophy imaginable, the World Cup trophy is still the prize that has eluded both Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, Ronaldo armband up for auction to help pay for baby's treatment, Buffon handed one-match ban for blasphemy, England World Cup 2022 qualifying: Group, fixtures & results. Despite having won every club trophy imaginable, the World Cup trophy is still the prize that has eluded both Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. The midfielder hopes that his footballing commitments would not keep him from doing so, given that two of football’s biggest stars are likely to play their ‘final’ World Cup in 2022. "I always recommend learning all that is new. Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are back on Friday. Ronaldo has been public about his desires to keep playing football well past the expected age of retirement, stating: “Several years ago, the age of playing football was until 30-32, but now, you find those who are 40 years old playing on the field. Will Cristiano Ronaldo & Lionel Messi play in the 2022 World Cup? Despite having won every club trophy imaginable, the World Cup trophy is still the prize that has eluded both Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi It might be an encouraging sign that neither footballer has explicitly stated that they plan on retiring before the tournament, remaining vague on when they expect to call time on their career. So, will the two best footballers of their generation, and before, be able to strut their stuff in the 2022 Qatar World Cup, pre-supposing the tournament takes place as scheduled. Messi hasn’t won a senior title with his nation, losing finals at the 2014 World Cup, and the 2007, ’15 and ’16 Copa Americas, the last when Messi failed on his penalty kick during a shootout. By the time the 2022 World Cup in Qatar rolls around, Ronaldo will be 37 and Messi will be 35. "I always recommend learning all that is new. Neither player has given a specific timeframe for when they expect to hang up their boots for the final time, which is only natural due to their superstar status. Lukasz Laskowski/PressFocus/MB Media/Getty Images. He mostly waits to get the ball and engage, so he could probably be up for that task at 37. "I see Leo playing until he wants to. The ex-Barcelona star is confident that the Argentine will be on the plane in two years time due to his physical strength and competitive nature Lionel Messi is an “animal” and will definitely play at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, according to Barcelona legend Xavi. It might be an encouraging sign that neither footballer has explicitly stated that they plan on retiring before the tournament, remaining vague on when they expect to call time on their career. Despite having won every club trophy imaginable, the World Cup trophy is still the prize that has eluded both Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi Failing to win any major silverware for Argentina has dogged Messi throughout his international career. But still, I dont see why he would want to be in 2022, he is not even close to be a world cup top goal scorer, and is less likely to achieve something with portugal in the WC than, lets say, Messi with Argentina at 35. players who will be playing there last world cup in 2022 #Fifaworldcup#Ronaldo#Messi#Ramos#Zlatan#Cavani#Marcelo#Tsilva "We have to learn the best of others, and this is an important part in helping me achieve what I have reached now.". Gonçalo Guedes 6. Why has Man City's new Spain star Porro played more minutes for his country than his club? By the time the 2022 World Cup in Qatar rolls around, Ronaldo will be 37 and Messi will be 35. By the time the 2022 World Cup in Qatar rolls around, Ronaldo will be 37 and Messi will be 35. Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo can finally prove who's best at the next World Cup.. And I think both of them are heading for a glorious swansong in Qatar because that tournament is set up perfectly for them. ESPN Illustration. With {most professional} footballers in Europe calling time on the recreation in their early to mid 30s, this is able to put each Ronaldo and Messi effectively previous that age bracket. Messi & Ronaldo in 2022 cup? FIFA WORLD CUP QATAR 2022™ ... whether it was Ronaldo, Messi, Neymar," Beckham told ESPN. Failing to win any major silverware for Argentina has dogged Messi throughout his international career. Dropping a 10/10 performance week after week isnt an easy task. One of the things that I seek to challenge myself in, for example, is acting in a movie. On a physical level, he is fast, strong, he is a competitive beast, physically an animal," Xavi told Marca. End of an era: Why Aguero is leaving Manchester City and who could replace him, Mohun Bagan, Churchill Brothers, Kerala Blasters - When Indian Arrows stunned big teams over the years, ISL 2020-21: East Bengal and Kerala Blasters have lost most number of points from winning position, has been public about his desires to keep playing football well past the expected age of retirement, stating, former team-mate at Barcelona Xavi has iterated his confidence that the Argentine will appear at the Qatar finals in 2022. João Cancelo 8. With the two still lacking a coveted World Cup trophy in their glittering silverware cabinets, could we see the pair have a run out at the Qatar tournament despite their respective ages? Messi will also have to achieve something similar to draw level with Marquez. Anirudh Thapa 'Dreams' of Watching Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo Play in 2022 FIFA World Cup Anirudh Thapa at Chennaiyin FC (Photo Credit: ISL) Anirudh Thapa does not want to miss the chance to watch the two legends Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi play live on the sport's grandest stage at the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Anirudh Thapa 'dreams' of watching Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo play in 2022 FIFA World Cup Anirudh Thapa does not want to miss the chance to watch Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo play … Please note: these shit cartoons are not made for kids in any way. By the time the 2022 World Cup in Qatar rolls around, Ronaldo will be 37 and Messi will be 35. Why has Man City's new Spain star Porro played more minutes for his country than his club? SPORTS. By the time the 2022 World Cup in Qatar rolls round, Ronaldo will be 37 and Messi will be 35. Rui Patrício 7. What will Cristiano Ronaldo do when he retires from playing? On a physical level, he is fast, strong, he is a competitive beast, physically an animal," Xavi told Marca. Lionel Messi is a "competitive beast" who will definitely play at the 2022 World Cup according to Xavi, who has reiterated his desire to one day coach his beloved Barcelona.. Argentina great Messi will be 35 by the time the next international global showpiece is held in … Especially for Messi if they actually retool Argentina. So, will the two best footballers of their generation, and before, be able to strut their stuff in the 2022 Qatar World Cup, pre-supposing the tournament takes place as scheduled. On a physical level, he’s quick, strong, a competitive beast, an animal physically. Messi, in his statement said: ”I do not know if I will reach the World Cup … And both of them are passionate about football more than anybody else. Lionel Messi And Cristiano Ronaldo Could Finally Play Together At Same Club. I aspire to continue my studies after retiring from football. Goal takes a look. Ronaldo has been public about his desires to keep playing football well past the expected age of retirement, stating: “Several years ago, the age of playing football was until 30-32, but now, you find those who are 40 years old playing on the field. ", Copyright © 2021 Goal (India) All rights reserved. Close. By the time the 2022 World Cup in Qatar rolls round, Ronaldo will be 37 and Messi will be 35. I work continuously to improve my mental and physical abilities. Like it or not, we are sadly entering the twilight years of the careers of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi - arguably the greatest duo to have ever graced the football pitch. My success in my field is the result of hard work, and a way of living. Like it or not, we are sadly entering the twilight years of the careers of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi - arguably the greatest duo to … With the two still lacking a coveted World Cup trophy in their glittering silverware cabinets, could we see the pair have a run out at the Qatar tournament despite their respective ages? I don’t doubt he’ll play at Qatar 2022,” Xavi said as quoted by Marca. Messi reached the final of the 2014 World Cup with Argentina, painfully losing to Germany. The prospect of a last chance to win the World Cup trophy would be a tantalising thought for them - as neither has ever won a World Cup with their respective countries before. ... You Can Already Buy 2022 World Cup Final Tickets For £42,270. "I hope I live more than 50 years to learn new things and face different challenges and try to find solutions for them. Despite the failure, Barcelona legend Xavi feels that Messi can still win an international trophy in the near future. End of an era: Why Aguero is leaving Manchester City and who could replace him, Christos Tzolis: Greece's 'Golden Boy' being linked with £17m Man Utd move, Pulisic, Musah and winners and losers from the USMNT international break, has been public about his desires to keep playing football well past the expected age of retirement, stating, former team-mate at Barcelona Xavi has iterated his confidence that the Argentine will appear at the Qatar finals in 2022. Messi & Ronaldo in 2022 cup? If Ronaldo and Messi were to appear at the 2022 World Cup, it would be safe to say that it would be their final appearance at an international tournament. What will Lionel Messi do when he retires from playing? share. But though might both be the GOATs with superhuman ability on the football pitch, even they won't be able to keep playing forever. With most professional footballers in Europe calling time on the game in their early to mid 30s, this would put both Ronaldo and Messi well past that age bracket. Argentina great Messi will be 35 by the time … But, Both Great Players are playing their last world cup in... Cristiano ronaldo and lionel messi are the two giants of Football. I always seek to educate myself, because my studies tend to answer many of the questions on my mind. Messi and Ronaldo return to international duty, and it's not unthinkable that their eternal rivalry will stretch to the 2022 World Cup. He faced massive criticism at home and retired from the national team only to be lured back for this World Cup cycle. Midfielder Anirudh Thapa dreaming to watch Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi play in 2022 FIFA World Cup Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo will be 37 and Argentine sensation Lionel Messi … 3 1 13. comments. "I hope I live more than 50 years to learn new things and face different challenges and try to find solutions for them. Archived. Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are back on Friday. New Delhi: Midfielder Anirudh Thapa feels the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar is a gilt-edged opportunity for football fans in India to experience the greatest spectacle that the sport can offer. Messi reached the final of the 2014 World Cup with Argentina, painfully losing to Germany. The 2022 World Cup is the first such tournament to be held in winter, with games scheduled to kick off on November 21, 2022 and the final will take place on December 18, 2022. “The moment my body is no longer responding in the right way on the field, then it would be the time to leave. ", Copyright © 2021 Goal (Qatar English) All rights reserved. Cristiano Ronaldo has said he expects the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to be his last international tournament with Portugal and is happy the showpiece is being held there.. Messi has never won a FIFA World Cup trophy with his National Team, although he will have a chance to lift the Copa America this year. By the time the 2022 World Cup in Qatar rolls around, Ronaldo will be 37 and Messi will be 35. “The moment my body is no longer responding in the right way on the field, then it would be the time to leave. Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo will be 37 and Argentine sensation Lionel Messi will be 35 when the tournament kicks off on November 21, 2022. The Portuguese team will comprise of world class talents such as: 1. I work continuously to improve my mental and physical abilities. World Cup finals the most. If they qualify, they will play a team from a weak Group A (Russia, Uruguay, Saudi Arabia, Egypt) in the Last 16. By the time the 2022 World Cup in Qatar rolls around, Ronaldo will be 37 and Messi will be 35. Just curious of all your opinions if they will return for one more. Messi, on the other hand, has remained more coy about when he plans on retiring, but his former team-mate at Barcelona Xavi has iterated his confidence that the Argentine will appear at the Qatar finals in 2022 at 35 years of age. Also Read | Cristiano Ronaldo trolled by Lionel Messi fans after Juve ace misses penalty vs Sampdoria. "I see Leo playing until he wants to. Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo said that the 2022 World Cup will likely be his last. Like it or not, we are sadly entering the twilight years of the careers of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi - arguably the greatest duo to have ever graced the football pitch. Ahead of the Nations League game with France, Cristiano Ronaldo has said that the 2022 FIFA World Cup will be his last. Messi can still play at 2022 FIFA World Cup: Xavi. With most professional footballers in Europe calling time on the game in their early to mid 30s, this would put both Ronaldo and Messi well past that age bracket. Bernardo Silva 3. Ronaldo has never been named a world champion either, but won the 2016 European Championship and 2019 UEFA Nations League with Portugal. On that evidence, you would have to say the World Cup draw is favourable for Ronaldo and Portugal. With most professional footballers in Europe calling time on the game in their early to mid 30s, this would put both Ronaldo and Messi well past that age bracket. I always seek to educate myself, because my studies tend to answer many of the questions on my mind. Posted by u/[deleted] 2 years ago. Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are lower back on Friday. Will Cristiano Ronaldo & Lionel Messi play in the 2022 World Cup? Ronaldo and Messi return to international duty, and it's not unthinkable that their eternal rivalry will stretch to the 2022 World Cup. Messi and Ronaldo return to international duty, and it's not unthinkable that their eternal rivalry will stretch to the 2022 World Cup. Despite having won every club trophy imaginable, the World Cup trophy is still the prize that has eluded both Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. It seems that he will do this work this time for the Argentines. Messi, on the other hand, has remained more coy about when he plans on retiring, but his former team-mate at Barcelona Xavi has iterated his confidence that the Argentine will appear at the Qatar finals in 2022 at 35 years of age. Ronaldo has never been named a world champion either, but won the 2016 European Championship and 2019 UEFA Nations League with Portugal. Lionel Messi is a ‘competitive beast’ with the physicality of an animal and will play in the 2022 World Cup, says Xavi. This record is shared by 6 players. But still, I dont see why he would want to be in 2022, he is not even close to be a world cup top goal scorer, and is less likely to achieve something with portugal in the WC than, lets say, Messi with Argentina at 35. Lionel Messi is a ‘competitive beast’ with the physicality of an animal and will play in the 2022 World Cup, says Xavi. One of the things that I seek to challenge myself in, for example, is acting in a movie. Share . Anirudh Thapa 'Dreams' of Watching Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo Play in 2022 FIFA World Cup Anirudh Thapa at Chennaiyin FC (Photo Credit: ISL) Anirudh Thapa does not want to miss the chance to watch the two legends Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi play live on the sport's grandest stage at the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Ronaldo individual odds: Ronaldo is around third favourite to be top scorer, coming in behind Messi and Neymar at odds of 14/1. "I have no doubt that he will play in Qatar 2022. "I have no doubt that he will play in Qatar 2022. By the time the 2022 World Cup in Qatar rolls around, Ronaldo will be 37 and Messi will be 35. Xavi, who now manages Qatari club Al Sadd, as quoted by Marca , claimed that the six-time Ballon d'Or winner can play as long as he wants. With the two still lacking a coveted World Cup trophy in their glittering silverware cabinets, could we see the pair have a run out at the Qatar tournament despite their respective ages? Ronaldo and Messi return to international duty, and it's not unthinkable that their eternal rivalry will stretch to the 2022 World Cup. Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, who is unlikely to win a World Cup medal with Portugal, has now revealed a World Cup ambition. What will Cristiano Ronaldo do when he retires from playing? If Ronaldo and Messi were to appear at the 2022 World Cup, it would be safe to say that it would be their final appearance at an international tournament. SHARE. Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo World Cup 2022 saga Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have won every possible trophy at club level but both of them are yet to add the World Cup in their illustr… So everyone is eager to know Messi will play or not. By the time the 2022 World Cup in Qatar rolls around, Ronaldo will be 37 and Messi will be 35. I aspire to continue my studies after retiring from football. Article continues below Lionel Messi, FW, Argentina: 31 years old It's the first winter World Cup in the Northern Hemisphere, and that puts it exactly 1,299 days from Friday, their return to the international scene. Messi should still be able to play in 2022 for Argentina if they reach the World Cup, but would he want to? Qatar to host first ever winter world cup in November-December and Messi will be 35 at that time when tournament kicks off. People think they will be too old by the time that comes around, that a new kid on the block will emerge and blow them away by then. Ronaldo will be 37 during the 2022 Qatar World Cup and would need to play into his 40s to touch this record. It’s been 265 days on account that we finally noticed them, each bowing out at the same day, on the equal level of the World Cup, in all likelihood with the same heartache. Bruno Fernandes 5. I think if they are still playing quality they both could. Like it or not, we are sadly entering the twilight years of the careers of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi - arguably the greatest duo to … This is what I always strive for. This age doesnt seem to hold back these two from playing the 2022 WorldCup. The FIFA World Cup 2022 will be held in Qatar. The information contained in Goal (Qatar English) may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without the prior written authority of Goal (Qatar English), Despite having won every club trophy imaginable, the World Cup trophy is still the prize that has eluded both Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, Ronaldo armband up for auction to help pay for baby's treatment, Buffon handed one-match ban for blasphemy, England World Cup 2022 qualifying: Group, fixtures & results. Will Cristiano Ronaldo & Lionel Messi play in the 2022 World Cup? Ronaldo is 33 years old already and Messi turns 31 this month, so by 2022, they’d be 37 and 35 years old respectively.