AFA president Chiqui Tapia announced on Saturday that Argentina’s training camp would be named after “the best player in the world” Lionel Messi.
*Messi immortalised in renamed camp
*Centre now known as “Lionel Andres Messi”
*Reveal caps of week honouring World Cup heroes
WHAT HAPPENED? The head of the Argentine Football Association revealed in a tweet that the centre, which was previously known as the Casa de Ezeiza, would be known as “Lionel Andres Messi” from March 25 onwards. The rebirth of the national team’s base recognises a star-studded international career for arguably the greatest of all-time, which of course became complete with the World Cup trophy in Qatar.