Netherlands midfielder Frenkie de Jong the 25 year old has revealed the way to stop Argentina captain Lionel Messi is to work as a team. As the task of delegating one player to the 35-year-old striker is impossible. According to a report from ESPN Dot NL on Tuesday.
The Netherlands are set to face Argentina in the quarter-finals of the 2022 World Cup on Friday. After the two nations met in the semi-finals of the 2014 World Cup when the Blues beat the Dutch 4. -2
The meeting between The Netherlands v Argentina on Friday also sees Frenkie face off against his old friend Messi, with the 25-year-old playing for two seasons with the Ballon d’Or winner before the 35-year-old left. Football with Paris Saint-Germain last year UFABET
‘I think we have to get better as a team but of course Messi is the most dangerous,’ said Frenkie.
‘He’s been making a difference for 15 years so there’s no one way to stop him. Otherwise everyone would have already done it. I think we have to stop him as a team. And that’s not just one person’s job.’
Asked if he has maintained contact with Messi since the Argentine left Camp Nou in the summer of 2021, the 25-year-old replied: ‘I have been in touch with him. from time to time But it’s not the case that I text and call him every month or every week.’