Argentina legend Lionel Messi is amongst soccer’s greatest icons and his spectacular freekick throughout Inter Miami debut is without doubt one of the many examples why he’s thought to be the most effective in enterprise. Whereas he enjoys an enormous fanfare throughout the globe, it’s arduous to think about an Argentine select another person over Messi.
Nevertheless, Yamila Rodriguez, an Argentina ahead, at the moment representing her nation on the FIFA Ladies’s World Cup 2023, definitely feels in any other case.
Rodriguez has been the discuss of the city on the megaevent at the moment being held in New Zealand, and it is due to her tattoos. In a viral picture doing rounds on social media, her left leg is seen inked with two footballing legends, however not Messi. The one on her thigh is of Argentina legend Diego Maradona and in the direction of her shin space is of Messi’s greatest modern Cristiano Ronaldo.
The tattoos of Ronaldo and Maradona are one among many Rodriguez dons.
Ronaldo and Messi share an incredible rivalry, with each the gamers previously representing arch rivals Actual Madrid and Barcelona respectively.
After spending 9 seasons in Spain’s capital, Ronaldo moved again to his previous membership Manchester United. Ronaldo’s relation with United acquired bitter following his explosive interview with British journalist Piers Morgan proper earlier than the lads’s World Cup. He then moved to Saudi Arabia, the place he performs for Al-Nassr, and lots of others have taken the identical route since.
Messi, who’s a seven-time Ballon d’Or winner, is at the moment with Main League Soccer (MLS) aspect Miami after spending two years with Paris Saint-Germain.
Messi has scored over 100 worldwide objectives, together with two in opposition to France on the 2022 World Cup closing, a match Argentina gained on penalties.
Other than the World Cup and the Ballon d’Or’s, Messi performed an enormous function in serving to his boyhood membership Barcelona, the place he spent 17 profitable years, win 35 titles (4 Champions Leagues, 10 Spanish leagues and seven Copa del Reys).
Argentina kick-off World Cup on a disappointing observe
In the meantime, Argentina kicked-off the World Cup on a gradual observe and misplaced 0-1 in opposition to Italy within the opener. Cristiana Girelli, who was launched instead, scored the winner within the 83rd minute.
With the defeat Argentina are actually positioned on the backside of the desk and they’ll look to open their account in opposition to South Africa, whom they meet on Friday in Dunedin.
Italy then again will face Sweden on Saturday in Wellington.
Rodriguez got here instead within the conflict in opposition to Italy.