Jorge Sampaoli and Lionel Messitte: Vitaliy Belousov / RIA Novosti
Journalist Ariel Senosiain revealed details of the conversation between the players of the national team of Argentina, with head coach Jorge Sampaoli during the 2018 world Cup in Russia. It is reported by Ole.
According to the journalist, the meeting between the players, Sampaoli and members of the coaching staff took place after the match of the group stage against Croatia, which the team lost with the score 0:3. The players said that they do not understand the requirements of the coach, don’t trust him and want to Express their own opinions on any matters, including workouts and team for the matches of the world Cup.
The captain of Argentines Lionel Messi showed Sampaoli claim that he constantly turned to him for advice. “You’re already 10 times asked me who I want to see in the squad, and who is not. I never called you any names. You can tell everybody, if I called you any names,” said Messi.
July 15, Sampaoli left the national team of Argentina. The Argentine football Association and the coach terminated the contract by mutual consent.
For the 2018 world Cup, the Argentines out of the group from the second place and lost in the 1/8 finals of the French team with the score 3:4.
Video, photo All from Russia.