The US team will play its opening match at the 2022 World Cup against Wales in Group B taking place at 2 am on November 22, and they are receiving good wishes from all over the country, including President Joe Biden calling via phone. He motivates the team.
According to Vn88.cx, US President Joe Biden on November 20 called the national team’s coach Gregg Berhalter from the Oval Office of the White House in Washington DC to express his support for the team as they prepare to compete in the tournament. First World Cup since 2014.
I know you guys are underrated (at the 2022 World Cup), but I tell you this, your team has some of the best players in the world, and you’re representing this country and I know you’re going to give the game your best, so let’s shock everyone. Trust each other, play as hard as you can, and I know your family and teammates, the whole country is cheering for you,” said President Joe Biden to the US team via Vn88cx The US players greeted Mr. Biden’s words of encouragement with smiles and applause.
Earlier, midfielder Weston McKennie also aroused patriotism by dyeing his hair red, white and blue, the colors of the US flag.
Coach of the US team Berhalter this time brought to Qatar a group of very young players. The latest he named 24-year-old midfielder Tyler Adams as captain, instead of Chelsea’s most famous striker Christian Pulisic. Mr.Berhalter has regularly rotated the US captaincy armband since taking the reins in 2019, and Leeds United’s young talent Tyler Adams has emerged as an option to lead the team in Qatar.
Messi gives good news to Argentina and fans
Superstar Lionel Messi dispels all worries of Vn88.cx media when he reappears in the training session on the evening of November 20 with his teammates, and is ready for the opening match against Saudi Arabia at 5pm on November 22.
Before that, Messi had 2 training sessions only due to fear of muscle overload, but in the training session 1 day before the match, this superstar returned to normal activities to help Argentina and its fans breathe a sigh of relief. relief.
According to the Vn88, at Qatar University, where Albiceleste was stationed and trained, Messi and his teammates avoided media attention to focus on tactical exercises.
In addition to Messi’s return, Argentina also has midfielder Cristian Romero training completely normally alongside Marcos Acuna and Papu Gomez. These three key players are all planned by coach Scaloni to be in the starting line-up against Saudi Arabia in Group C.
However, the Argentina team will have one more training session today, November 21, to re-evaluate the status of the players before choosing a squad.
According to journalist Gaston Edul of Vn88, in fact, the Argentina team’s starting lineup after Messi’s return will join Lautaro Martinez and Di Maria in attack. In midfield are De Paul, Paredes and MacAllister, defense with central defenders Cristian Romero and Otamendi and two full-backs Molina and Acuna, and goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez is sure to have a starting spot.
Superstar Cristiano Ronaldo hopes to reach an agreement to move to a new club right before the opening match of the 2022 World Cup against Portugal against Ghana at 11pm on November 24.
However, news has been posted by Vn88.cx that currently, Cristiano Ronaldo’s representative is “super agent” Jorge Mendes has contacted 2 clubs including AS Roma and former club Real Madrid, but both have been rejected. deny.
Vn88 mobile’s general manager, Tiago Pinto, confirmed: “Cristiano Ronaldo was never the choice of AS Roma. We do not have any negotiations with his side. Maybe the current connection is because Cristiano Ronaldo, me and coach Mourinho are all Portuguese. But that’s not the case, we’re not involved in this deal.”
Meanwhile, there is also news from the Spanish press, Cristiano Ronaldo wants to return to Real Madrid to play in the second half of the current season when the 2022 World Cup ends. He hopes to replace the injured striker Karim Benzema and is expected to miss at least 3 weeks or more.