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What Pep Guardiola told Julian Alvarez about Argentina winning the World Cup

What Pep Guardiola told Julian Alvarez about Argentina winning the World Cup

Julian Alvarez disclosed in October that Pep Guardiola had projected Argentina would be the World Cup favorites.

Lionel Messi and his team qualified for the final with a 3-0 rout of Croatia, thanks to Messi’s penalty and Alvarez’s spectacular brace.

The other semi-final between France and Morocco will determine who will face Argentina in the World Cup final.

Julian Alvarez, the night’s hero, described how Pep Guardiola has always supported La Albiceleste.

In an interview with ESPN, the £14.1 million superstar revealed that Guardiola was the only member of the club to correctly forecast that Argentina would be the top contenders for the World Cup.

“They [the players] were in the locker room chatting about the candidates to win the World Cup and they mentioned Portugal, France, all the teams from here [Europe].”

“I didn’t say anything. And Guardiola told them, ‘Do you know who has the most chance best chance? He pointed at me.”

Due to the presence of an in-form Neymar and arguably one of, if not the most star-studded roster in Qatar, many fans and analysts predicted that Brazil would win the World Cup.

In addition, a European team has won the World Cup every time since 2006, making one of the teams formidable challengers to do so again.

Pep Guardiola appears to have always known that Julian Alvarez and his teammates might win the World Cup.

In the end, Guardiola’s football IQ does not come as a surprise, given he is widely regarded as one of the sport’s greatest ever coaches.

What Pep Guardiola told Julian Alvarez about Argentina winning the World Cup

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