A full year after winning the 2022 World Cup, members of the Argentina squad have all had career advancement.
The 2022 World Cup championship helps Lionel Messi win the Golden Ball for the 8th time in his career. The Argentine superstar said goodbye to European football and moved to the US, joining Inter Miami. Even though this is a step considered “retirement”, Messi still has great appeal. Recently, the shirt collection that “El Pulga” wore during his journey to conquer the 2022 World Cup gold trophy with the Argentina team was auctioned for 7.8 million USD.
Emiliano Martinez is considered the second important factor in Argentina’s journey to winning the 2022 World Cup. Returning to Aston Villa after a successful World Cup, this goalkeeper was named for the Lev Yashin award – best goalkeeper – at the Golden Ball awards ceremony.
Versatile player Nicolas Tagliafico turns 31 and is no longer at his peak. However, he still shows the experience and class of the reigning World Cup champion in the Lyon shirt.
The midfielder born in 1998 returned to Tottenham as the main player. He plays an important role at the club with his fierce playing style. He and his teammates started like a dream in the new season. However, they cannot maintain stability.Standing alongside Romero in the Argentinian defense is Otamendi. He is one of the players over 30 years old in the main squad. Age has more or less affected his performance. This season, Benfica’s captain and his teammates are competing for the Portuguese championship.
Nahuel Molina still plays an important role in Atletico Madrid’s squad this season. He appeared in 13 matches in La Liga, scored 2 goals and had 1 assist. Transfermarkt values this defender at 50 million euros.
The Atletico Madrid midfielder is famous for his images of “chasing” Messi like a shadow, thanks to which he is nicknamed “Messi’s bodyguard” on social networks. Expectations are high when he returns to the club. but his performance in the Atletico Madrid shirt is no longer stable.
The best young player of the 2022 World Cup moved to Chelsea after the tournament ended for 121 million euros. The Stamford Bridge team made him the most expensive contract in the history of the Premier League.
Joining Liverpool from Brighton in the 2023 summer transfer window, Alexis Mac Allister showed impressive performance with stable performance. He quickly integrated into coach Jurgen Klopp’s playing style and joined the Anfield team to compete for the top spot in the Premier League.
The “angel” of the Argentine team has set a retirement date of after Copa America 2024. Currently, the 35-year-old midfielder returns to his former team, Benfica, on a free transfer, despite receiving many invitations from Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia. Di Maria still plays regularly, has 8 goals, 3 assists after 19 matches.
Julian Alvarez has risen rapidly in the past year. He performed well after earning a spot in the main squad at the 2022 World Cup, then gradually became an important factor at Man City. When Kevin De Bruyne was injured this season, it was Alvarez who replaced the Belgian star’s position.