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Ex-Manchester United manager claims Qatar 2022 World Cup was fixed for Messi to win

Lionel Messi is widely considered the greatest football player of all time after he guided Argentina to World Cup glory in Qatar last year


Former Netherlands head coach Louis Van Gaal has claimed that the Qatar 2022 World Cup was fixed to ensure Lionel Messi would finally get his hands on the trophy, Soccernet.ng reports.


Messi led Argentina to their third World Cup glory last year in December with a penalty shootout victory against France. The Inter Miami forward scored twice in the final before converting his penalty in the shootout which La Albiceleste won 4-2.