Lionel Messi & Angel Di Maria’s Last Game in Argentina Together Could Be Overshadowed by Luis Suarez Reunion

Published 11/15/2023, 2:42 AM EST

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After weeks of nail-biting club soccer, it’s time for the obligatory international break. Among the exciting fixtures Argentina vs Uruguay is been spoken about the most. While it’s yet another classic meet-up, it holds a special significance for Lionel Messi. Not only will it be his last game alongside his compatriot Angel Di Maria, but a reunion with Luis Suarez too. As of now, it just seems like this Barcelona reunion might overshadow Angel Di Maria’s farewell.

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The soccer fraternity around the globe will have a chance to celebrate not one but two special occasions during the clash between the two big South American giants.

Could Di Maria’s farewell in Argentina get overshadowed by Luis Suarez’s reunion with Lionel Messi?

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On November 17th, Argentina and Uruguay will face each other in the World Cup Qualifiers. This match is quite special, as soccer fans will be shedding both happy and sad tears at the same time. Speaking of the good news, Lionel Messi will reunite with Luis Suarez, on the pitch after ages. On a sad note, Angel Di Maria will be playing his last game in Argentina.

The Benfica star earlier announced that he would be hanging his boots after the 2024 Copa America, in the USA. Notably, Argentina will not have any additional World Cup qualifying games before the Copa America, with the March matches scheduled to take place in Europe.

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While both sides deserve a massive celebration, it would likely be Di Maria’s case that has the edge over the Messi-Suarez reunion. An Argentinian fan would be looking to give a special tribute to Di Maria during his last game at home.

The Messi-Suarez reunion holds major domestic sentiments but there could be another opportunity to celebrate this reunion. Possibly, the fanbase could dedicate the Argentine-Uruguay fixture to Angel Di Maria only. What’s the other opportunity?

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La Pulga and El Pistolero reunion is on the cards

Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez facing each other while representing their respective countries would surely be an exciting game to watch. But imagine when both get a chance to play for the same team again. Well, guess what? It might happen as both BFFs are reportedly in for another domestic gathering. This comes after reports emerged that Inter Miami is doing all it can to sign Suarez for the 2024 season.

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Hence, not only will the two friends be back together, but in this way, David Beckham‘s soccer franchise will be bolstered. However, in another concerning development, a rumor claimed that Suarez may continue for another year at Gremio. In that case, it would certainly put the anticipated reunion in jeopardy. Nevertheless, the fanbase will need to play the waiting game for further answers.

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Abhishek Mishra

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Abhishek Mishra is an experienced soccer writer at EssentiallySports. His early exposure to playing soccer earned him many accolades at zonal and district levels, making him a true sports enthusiast. As a die-hard fan of Lionel Messi and FC Barcelona, Abhishek's knowledge of European soccer is impeccable.
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