Argentina commander Lionel Messi says he is counting during the time until the World Cup and accepts his group has a decent possibility winning the competition.

Messi, who will play his fifth World Cup in Qatar, let Star+ know that he was feeling apprehensive yet feeling good in front of the competition.

Argentina will show up in Qatar ready for business after their triumph over has Brazil in the 2021 Copa America last.

Which Messi accepts was a defining moment for his group after a few close to misses.

"Anything can occur On the planet Cup, all matches are undeniably challenging. Top picks don't win constantly," said Messi.

I couldn't say whether we are top choices, however Argentina are generally competitors on account of their set of experiences.

Presently more on account existing apart from everything else we are in, yet we are not top choices, I think different groups are above us."

The 35-year-old forward has affirmed that this will be his last World Cup.

Adds that he is genuinely better after a decent pre-season than last year when he joined PSG from Barcelona.

Messi's record with Argentina remains as a conspicuous difference to his prosperity at club level.