Argentina star Lionel Messi is “capable of everything”, France goalkeeper Steve Mandanda said ahead of the teams’ World Cup last-16 meeting.
The Barcelona forward is yet to hit top form at the showpiece event, but Mandanda knows what Messi is capable of ahead of Saturday’s clash in Kazan.
“We know that, we are warned. We have players in our team who played a few times with him or against him in LaLiga.
Argentina struggled through the group stage in Russia, needing Marcos Rojo’s late winner against Nigeria to advance.
“I have not made a proper analysis of Argentina’s style yet. We played a game yesterday [a 0-0 draw against Denmark], since then I have not checked,” he said.
“But we all know they have a player who is capable of everything.