Argentina midfielder Javier Mascherano said Lionel Messi was frustrated but eager to respond at Russia 2018.
Two days after his 31st birthday, Lionel Messi will face Nigeria desperately hoping to salvage Argentina's torrid Russia 2018 campaign.
Nigeria are on track to qualify for the World Cup knockout stages and there has been more good news for their goalkeeper Carl Ikeme.
Argentina can still qualify for the last 16 by beating Nigeria after the Super Eagles earned a 2-0 win over Iceland in Group D.
Ahmed Musa produced the goods for Nigeria when they most needed them, meaning they will face off against Argentina for a last-16 spot.
Nigeria boss Gernot Rohr claims his young squad could shine at the 2022 World Cup, and is backing them to avoid defeat against Iceland.
An extraordinary percentage of Iceland's television audience watched the draw with Argentina, and Aron Gunnarsson appreciates their backing.