Argentina Wants To Bring Joy To The World Cup After Maradona's Death

Argentina players and coach promise to turn it around against Mexico on Saturday . Players and coach Lionel Scaloni say they are determined to bring back joy to Argentina .

After a day of mourning Diego Maradonas' death, Argentina's footballers are determined to bring back joy to the country, according to coach Lionel Scaloni.Ex-players and supporters at the World Cup in Qatar paid their respects to Maradona, who died from a heart attack in 2020 at the age of 60.Argentina's players and coach have promised to turn it around against Mexico on Saturday to keep their dream of winning the World Cup for the third time after a humiliating 2-1 loss to minnows Saudi Arabia on Tuesday.Tomorrow, we hope to bring him joy, said Scaloni.It is amazing that he is no longer here.

Today is a sad day for everyone, and we hope we can have fun doing it again tomorrow.Argentina finished their 36-match unbeaten run in Doha, as one of the overall favorites to win the tournament, but Martinez said, We are a united unit, a strong team that knows what we want, we know about our opponents, weve already overcome many challenges, adding that the possibility of going out in the group stages had never crossed anyone's mind.There's no need for pressure.We have faith in our lives and in what we are doing in each one of us.We were very patient, according to Mexico's winger Hirving Lozano, though I think it was more due to the way Saudi Arabia played, they did a good job, he said.While the focus will be on Argentinas last chance saloon, Mexico's Argentine coach Gerardo Martino said it was also a crucial match against Argentina.

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