"Man, they said some nasty things about me," Lionel Messi said. 

After Argentina won the World Cup a year ago, Lionel Messi conveyed his sense of relief and validation. 

Messi expressed his great pride in obtaining the one major trophy that had eluded him throughout his illustrious career in an interview with Star+, 

as reported by GOAL. Messi's World Cup triumph brought an incredible journey full of both individual achievement and the pressure of national expectations to its conclusion.

The forward had already come under fire for what was thought to be his lack of influence on the global scene. 

Nevertheless, his 2022 tournament performance put an end to his skeptics and cemented his status as one of the greatest players of all time. 

Messi remarked, "It was one of my dreams." "It was an amazing feeling to finally win the World Cup with Argentina, 

something I had always dreamed of doing." It was a moment of pure happiness for my family, 

myself, and the whole nation.Messi had an indisputable influence on the competition. 

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