, author: Ermakova M.

Lionel Messi sets record for most World Cup appearances

Forward of the Argentina national team bypassed the German Lothar Matthäus.

Argentina striker Lionel Messi became the record holder for the number of matches in the world championships.

The final match of the 2022 World Cup against France was his 26th in the world championships.

The former holder of the record was the German defender Lothar Matthäus, who played 25 matches.

This fight will be Messi's last at the World Championships.