Argentina and Israel will play World Cup warm match just before the championship. According to reports Israel will host the last season runner up Argentina on 9th June, where the championship will start from 14th June. IFF (Israel football federation) reportedly announced on thursday that the both team will play a friendly match just ahead of the competition. Of course it became a warm-up match which increase the energy level of both team.
By the state reports the football federation of Israel agreed to spent $3m to cover the friendly. Actually Israel eager to face the last time finalist who also two times champion of the trophy. Their intention to get experience by playing opposite the one of the most favorite team of the competition.
The squad yet to be published but according to reports Messi will not take part in the friendly competition fear of injury ahead of the tournament. As we know it just a friendly so the importance of the match is not so high. So if the forward any how fall into any type of injury, it could be danger for the hole team.
Because Messi being the guy whom the whole Argentina team depend. Without him anything not possible. They guy is really outstanding in ever. As we know this will be his last championship in World Cup. So, the hope is too big of Sampaoli team. Messi also want to remember his last season, so the attempt is so strong of Barca star.
Israel Football Federation yet not finalized the venue of the match.They said the contract still hanging which has not confirmed the location. Argentina will face their first match on 16th June against Iceland. In group round they also face Nigeria and Croatia as they drawn to group D.
Israel became the team who had not got ticket of Russia. It become very disappointed for him. But they amused to play game against Argentina to gather experience.
The both team Argentina and Israel had met each other in four times in before. Among of them Argentina won by 7-2 score in 1986. It became the year when the team emerged as the World Champion.
Sampaoli team has already finalized schedule with Spain and Italy in this month. Italy became the team who also not get chance in the championship. Another team Israel also get participate on the race of friendlies. So it become very helpful for the team.