Tweet From 2015 Predicting Lionel Messi’s World Cup Win Goes Viral

Good issues come to those that wait and a tweet from 2015 has gone viral, seven years after it was initially posted.

José Miguel Polanco predicted that Lionel Messi would raise the World Cup with Argentina and successfully be topped the perfect ever soccer participant.

On Sunday in Lusail, Qatar, the prediction got here true and his tweet was broadly shared on social media, getting over 328,000 likes alongside the way in which. Polanco, an ardent Argentina fan who has adopted his workforce at six World Cups, was current to see his workforce beat France on penalties and declare the coveted trophy.

Because the event progressed, there appeared to be a collective will for Messi to complete on a excessive, with him asserting after the semi-final win over Croatia that the ultimate could be his final World Cup recreation for Argentina.

So there was pleasure unbounded when the soccer maestro received his palms on the trophy after years of disappointment at worldwide degree.

On March 20, 2015, Polanco tweeted: “December 18, 2022. 34 yr previous Leo Messi will win the World Cup and change into the best participant of all instances. Test again with me in 7 years.”

And in seven years’ time, 1000’s checked in with him as his prophecy got here true.

On the time, Argentina had misplaced within the earlier World Cup remaining in 2014 to Germany however Polanco did not assume they’d go all the way in which in 2018, when France scooped the crown.

Equally as spectacular as getting the winners spot on for 2022, he additionally received the date of the ultimate appropriate which was thought to not be broadly recognized seven years in the past, so many congratulated him on that foresight as nicely.

That was till many identified that FIFA had introduced the date of the ultimate some 24 hours earlier than Polanco made his prediction.

Lionel Messi of Argentina and workforce rejoice after profitable the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Closing match in opposition to France at Lusail Stadium on December 18, 2022
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Polanco then added a tweet during which he shared his pleasure on the prediction lastly coming true.

He wrote: “It was given. I adopted you to all components of the world and eventually we had been in a position to style everlasting glory.

“You aren’t a love that hurts me, you’re the love of my life. I’m the happiest man on the earth, in addition to the 45 million Argentines who’ve dreamed of this since we are able to bear in mind.”

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