Argentina's Lionel Messi Was Fouled 65 Times In World Cup Matches

The Paris Saint-Germain forward has now been fouled 65 times in World Cup matches and he ranks above Ronaldo and Neymar. Diego Maradona is the only player to commit more fouls than Messi as the late Argentinian has 152.
Argentina international Lionel Messi has now been fouled 65 times in World Cup matches, beating the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar and Jairzinho on the list. The only player to commit more fouls than Messi in World Cup history is Diego Maradona, who had 152.
Age is slowly affecting Ronaldo and Messi, and this Qatar 2022 World Cup may even be the last for these two superstars.
Kylian Mbappe, Haaland and Osimhen are among the players the world is looking for to take the glory from Messi and Ronaldo.
According to statistics revealed by OptaJoe, Ronaldo has only fouled 58 times in the history of the World Cups. Lionel Messi was fouled 65 times in World Cup matches.

See the list below:

Messi makes a sublime assist:

Lionel Messi once again gave fans a reason to consider him one of the greatest players in football history thanks to an outstanding assist on Friday, December 9.
Argentina face the Netherlands in the quarter-finals of the World Cup as the two nations seek to resume their age-old rivalry.
La Albiceleste entered the match knowing that if it got past the Netherlands they would advance to the semi-final against Croatia, the team had surprised the favorites in the previous match.
For Messi, the Netherlands is a familiar enemy when his Argentina team beat that same opponent in the 2014 semi-final.
His best performances will not go against Louis Van Gaal's side, and Messi has once again proven just how important he is to the national team.
After the two nations canceled each other out in opening exchanges, Messi sped up with the tournament's alleged assist.
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