After the Qatar 2022 World Cup, many people believed Lionel Messi had finally won it all. However, there’s one competition the star from Argentina is still missing. Read here to find out which is it.
Lionel Messi finally won the World Cup for Argentina thanks to extraordinary performances in Qatar. At 35, Messi helped the cause with a sensational seven goals and scored in every knockout stage of the tournament. Round of 16 against Australia, spectacular quarter-final against Netherlands, semi-final with Croatia and final with France.
Despite having a huge battle with Kylian Mbappé, Lionel Messi took home the Ballon d’Or as the tournament’s best player. After notable triumphs at club level with FC Barcelona, Messi finally found success with his national team. In less than two years, Argentina won the Copa America, the Finalissima and the World Cup.
Now Lionel Messi has amassed 42 official titles, but there is one competition he has not won as a player during his illustrious career. Read on to find out which one it is and if it can still achieve it.
What’s the only competition Lionel Messi hasn’t won in his career?
The only competition Lionel Messi has played and not won is the Coupe de France. If Paris Saint Germain become champions, Messi will have collected every possible trophy. It’s important to remember that’s the only title missing from the ones he has oficially participated in.
Lionel Messi won with FC Barcelona the following competitions: La Liga, Copa del Rey, Spanish Super Cup, Champions League, UEFA Super Cup and FIFA Club World Cup. In France with PSG: Ligue 1 and Trophee des Champions (French Super Cup). With the National Team of Argentina, Messi has won these competitions: FIFA World Cup, Copa America, Finalissima and the Summer Olympics.
So, the only competition he’s played and hasn’t won is the Coupe de France (French Cup). PSG are still alive to conquer it during the 2022-2023 season.