- The duo of Aguero and Paulo Dybala were practicing their goal celebrations during the photo session
- La Albiceleste observed their 2018 World Cup portrait session after arriving Russia, seven days ago
- However, after failing to win in three previous finals, Lionel Messi has refused to comment if Russia 2018 will be his last for La Albiceleste
With less than 24 hours to the opening ceremony of the 2018 Fifa world Cup in Russia, Nigeria's group opponents Argentina took time off their training sessions, to 'participate in a photo session as part of off field sessions.
Barcelona talisman, Lionel Messi alongside Sergio Kun Aguero were involved in a couple of snaps as they get set for the commencement of hostilities, while some of the squad members were perfecting the art of goals' celebration, the remaining were sighted creating new moves before the cameras.
Indeed, it was an interesting session that was full with stars, for then La Albiceleste squad members that arrived in Russia over seven days ago from their camp base in Barcelona, suggests a UK Daily Mail report.
On the other hand, the South American giants’ had their first session on Russian land, three days ago. Hopefully, the present La Albiceleste team members will be looking forward to go a step further than what they achieved at Brazil 2014.
Interestingly, the South American giants have lost out in three previous final which also includes the 2-1 defeat by Germany in the 2014 Fifa World Cup final match.
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Reacting on whether he will still continue playing for the national team, four-time balon dior winner Messi, revealed that it was not the best result.
“The fact we've lost three finals now has led to some complicated moments with the Argentine press due to the differences in seeing what it means to reach a final,” he said.
“It is not easy and [reaching three finals] has to be appreciated. It's true that winning them is important, but getting there is not easy.”
The La Albiceleste will face Croatia's Blazers in their opening Group D match before tackling Iceland's Strákarnir okkar (Our Boys) and Nigeria's Super Eagles in the first round during the global football fiesta.
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com previously had reported that Argentina national football team have traveled to Russia for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
The team were led to the flight by Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi who will want to lift the trophy this year after a disappointing show last four years.
Messi will be hoping for a little more satisfaction from this year's tournament after Argentina were beaten in the 2014 final by Germany.
Alongside Messi, Jorge Sampaoli has Gonzalo Higuain, Angel Di Maria, Sergio Aguero, Paulo Dybala and Cristian Pavon to choose from.
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