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Coach Argentine Jorge Sampaoli hardly used defender Federico Fazio and midfielder Giovanni Lo Celso at the world Championships in Russia because of the ban of Lionel Messi. This publication reports Clarin.
According to the publication, the Argentine skipper has questioned the fact that these players can help the team in the tournament. The result is Lo Celso never appeared on the field, and Fazio came on as a substitute in the match of 1/8 final against France, after which Argentina left the world Cup.
Team Messi was on the verge of departure from the world Cup after the group stage. According to the Daily Mail, before the decisive match against Nigeria, Messi and midfielder Javier Mascherano themselves to determine who will enter the field. As a result, the Argentines have won with the score 2:1 in the second spot came out in the 1/8 finals.
Also in may it was reported that because of a conflict with Messi in the squad for the world Cup has not got the best scorer of the championship of Italy, Mauro Icardi. Messi hurt a partner because he took the wife of his friend Maxi Lopez, therefore, forbade the coach to call him into the national team.
Video, photo All from Russia.