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Lionel Messi news says The Argentine coach of Uruguay Oscar Tabarez Believes that the Argentine Ace Lionel Messi needs support from his compatriot if Argentine want to qualify for Russia 2018.
In 2014 the Argentine was runner-up in the World cup, they face defeat in the final against Germany by 1-0 goal, and now this term they are in serious danger of missing the World cup.
In their last game Argentina draw their match against Peru in their homeland and now they are sitting in the sixth spot in the CONMEBOL standings, with same points with Peru and they have to win their last game against Ecuador in Ecuador’s den if they want to qualify for Russia 2018.
Lionel Messi news alludes that in last match the Barcelona man hit the post once and also created chances for his compatriot which they are unable to convert and the Uruguay coach believes that Argentine team members need to support him if want to go to the finals.
Tabarez said: "I don't see it as a stain and it shouldn't be like that,"
"There are a lot of great players in football's history that weren't world champions and they're not stained by that, at least for me.
"Besides that, Messi is still playing, you can't tell what will happen.
"Argentina are having problems to qualify but if they do, they'll be favourites to win the World Cup.
"He's a huge player but he can't do it all, this is a team sport."
Tabarez’s Uruguay will host Bolivia in their last game and they just need a draw to qualify themselves for Russia 2018.
He added: "He plays with praise regarding him being the best, but while taking all the fault when things don't go well, even when he's not responsible,"
"Football is not easy and not always the best players can handle everything. The statistics are meant to be interpreted but if you take a look at Messi's statistics, during his whole career, they're impressive, you can't believe it.
"And that's enough to enter football's history. But sometimes it is not enough… In that history, it has either to be champion of the World Cup or he's not worthy and I don't agree with that."