Lionel Messi: Argentina Ka Sachin Tendulkar


Lionel Messi: Argentina Ka Sachin Tendulkar

Illustration: Shruti Yatam


hether it’s football or the Mumbai weather, a lot can happen in a fortnight. Even the best-laid plans can go awry – just ask the BMC or Lionel Messi. During the build-up to the tournament, this was supposed to be Messi’s world cup, after leading his team to the final last time around. Argentina was one of the favourites to lift the trophy. Messi had recently won the Golden Ball and had had another sensational year in front of goal for Barcelona.

And then, all that hard work went down the drain, just like BMC’s annual monsoon preparedness schemes.