'Lionel Messi’s Favorite Soccer Song by La Mosca

Soccer Song by La Mosca

Following Argentina’s

nail-biting 2-0 win over Mexico during the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar on Saturday (

26), social

media was flooded with clips of the team singing triumphantly in the locker room

 On Saturday, after

Argentina averted disqualification from the World Cup with its two goals, one scored by

After all,

it mentions Messi in the opening line: “I was born in Argentina, land of Diego

In July

2021, fan Fernando Romero wrote new lyrics celebrating Argentina’s road to the final of Latin

A chance

encounter with a camera crew outside the final in Brazil made the song with new

It also

caught the attention of Novellis and La Mosca, who recorded and released the new version (

Billboard caught

up with Novellis, who, like Messi, is celebrating his high hopes

Guillermo Novellis:

It’s a song that has a lot of tango in its lyrics and melody

But like

all La Mosca songs, it’s put in a rhythmic, danceable context

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