Not just Messi Van Dijk: It's Netherlands vs Argentina

2022-12-09 16:28

Not just Messi  Van Dijk: It's Netherlands vs Argentina

The "Oranje" Netherlands will face the "Pampas Eagle" Argentina in the quarter-finals of the World Cup . For fans, this is definitely one of the must-see highlights.

Dutch central defender Van Dijk also mentioned Messi's influence on this game in a recent interview, and he also pointed out the level of other Argentine players and teams.

Van Dijk said in the interview, " Messi is one of the best players in the world, because of what he has achieved, you have to respect him."

"Now we have to prepare, not just against him, but against the whole Argentine team. Messi really leads Argentina, and we know that Messi is a very good player. Argentina There are a lot of good players who can change at any time, and there are a lot of players that we need to pay attention to, and that's what we need to do."

Van Dijk also said, "It's not Netherlands vs Messi, it's Netherlands vs Argentina."

De Jong: We need to defend Messi as a team

On the other hand, Dutch midfielder Frankie De Jong said in an interview recently that although he knew his former teammate Messi, he didn't know how to defend the opponent.

Frankie de Jong said, "I know Messi, but I don't know how to defend him. He has been bringing different things to football for the past 15 years. There is no way to stop him at all. .”

He also pointed out, "Messi often brings different things in training, so what we need to do is to defend him as a team."