Harbhajan Singh is ready for sleepless nights because of Lionel Messi

Harbhajan Singh is ready for sleepless nights because of Lionel Messi

Harbhajan is gearing up for the FIFA World Cup 2018.

Harbhajan Singh | GETTY

As the FIFA World Cup 2018 kicked off on Thursday, celebrities opened up with their support to the team featuring in the mega tournament. 

The veteran Indian spinner, Harbhajan Singh, who is a passionate follower of Lionel Messi, took Twitter to back the team Argentina in the World Cup. 

He said the football legend will give him sleepless night for one month. "Over the next one month I am gonna sleepless night for this man.. GO MESSI GO @TeamMessi @FIFAWorldCup #Argentina ?? #Russia2018", Harbhajan tweeted.

As per Sportstar, Harbhajan had said he can walk miles to watch Messi. "I don’t miss an opportunity to follow the games. In fact, for the last World Cup, I was lucky to be in Brazil on an invitation and had the opportunity to meet the great Pele. I plan to be in Russia this time, too. I have seen quite a few matches live in England, but going to Rio was a great experience. Argentina is my favorite team for their attacking style of football. I can walk miles to watch Messi. What a footballer!”, he said.

Argentina, who are placed in Group D alongside Croatia, Iceland, Nigeria, will be opening their 2018 campaign against Iceland at Spartak Stadium, Moscow on Saturday. 

In the opening game of FIFA World Cup 2018, hosts Russia won against the Saudi Arabians by a 5-0 margin. The win gave Russia three points which could be vital to advance in the next round.


By Sihyeu Prakash Singh - 15 Jun, 2018

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