And the Argentina legend knows who he is looking out for at the tournament.
He says: “Eden Hazard, Kevin de Bruyne, Wayne Rooney, Andres Iniesta… these are the players that make you want to sit in front of the television.”
But who will be the main man? “Cristiano Ronaldo, without a doubt,” says Lionel Messi’s countryman.
“He’s one of those players that could see his team through to the final single-handedly.”