On Friday, Argentina suffered their first 2023 loss after being defeated by Uruguay 2-0 in the 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers in Buenos Aires.
The eight-time Ballon d'Or winner broke the silence after the loss of his Argentina.Messi said: “We never felt comfortable. They're a physical team that works well and on the counter-attack, they were very dangerous. Today it was our turn to lose. It's a test. We have to get back up and play a great game in Brazil.”
He added: “Uruguay is a physical team, they have good teamwork. It is always like that against them.”
On the other hand, Scaloni admitted Uruguay played better, explaining: “We cannot think that because we are world champions we will never lose again."
He added: “We are not unbeatable, I said it before and I will continue to say it.”