Argentina captain, Lionel Messi, clocked 31 on Sunday but chose to train with this team-mates, as they prepare for Tuesday’s Group D clash against Nigeria.
The two teams face each other, in a match that will make or mar their fate at the tournament in Russia.
Messi was full of live at the Argentina training on his birthday morning, as he cancelled plans for a party.However, the intensive training which lasted for hours, did not end without special congratulatory messages from Argentina manager, Jorge Sampaoli, Sergio Aguero and team-mates.
Messi is yet to score or provide an assist at the tournament and has vowed not to retire until he wins the World Cup with his country.
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