Argentina’s Lionel Messi hails ‘incredible’ squad after World Cup semi-final win over NetherlandsOne more step for Messi and Argentina
Argentina superstar Lionel Messi has revealed his joy at La Albiceleste reaching the final of the 2014 World Cup.
Alejandro Sabella’s side overcame the Netherlands 4-2 on penalties after neither team could score in 120 minutes of football on Wednesday night.
The Barcelona legend took to his social media page after the semi-final to reveal his delight at reaching the World Cup final.
AS English quoted the 27-year-old, he said: "I had to go through doping and I couldn't experience the moment in the dressing room.
“I'm so proud to be part of this side. They're incredible, what a game!
"We are in the final! We will enjoy... We have one more step.”
Messi concluded by paying tribute to journalist Topo López who passed away yesterday.
He added: "A big hug to all of Argentina and a special memory for Jorge 'Topo' López, this win was especially for you, friend. A big hug to all the family.”