Scaloni reveals good news about Messi against Uruguay TUDN CONMEBOL World Cup Qualifiers

Argentina national team technical director Lionel Scaloni has announced that Messi is in good health ahead of their 2026 World Cup qualifier against Uruguay.

Before the game against Chaluas, Scaloni said that although Argentina still has a game against Brazil, “Flea” is in good physical condition.

Furthermore, he admitted on Wednesday that he does not understand those who doubt that Albiceleste captain is the best player in the world, arguing that these views are “more informed by debate”.

“That’s something I don’t understand but I think it’s more because of the debate; if everyone said (sic) he was the best there would be no debate. It turns out that’s the reason. You have to Look where it comes from,” the world champion coach commented during a press conference at the Argentine Football Association (AFA) grounds in Ezeiza (province of Buenos Aires).

Scaloni commented on the eve of the fifth South American qualifying match for the 2026 World Cup between Argentina and Uruguay in Buenos Aires that some people “don’t want to understand reality” and openly “try to debate” , although he reiterated that he did not believe “there should be a debate.”

The Inter Miami player has just won his eighth Ballon d’Or (presented by France Football magazine) and was congratulated by his teammates, with national team goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez also named best goalkeeper prize.

“Leo has always been the best and now Emiliano joins us. He is a very dear boy to us,” Scaloni said.

Regarding the possibility of Messi being included in the starting eleven against Marcelo Bielsa’s side, the man from Santa Fe commented that he saw Messi at 100% in training and it was clear, If he were to play in “La Pulga” he would be guaranteed minutes.

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