WHAT THE PAPERS SAY...
Thursday 12 October 2017

A country called Messi

He has their back and carries them to the World Cup

Scored all the goals for them in the past 11 months, seals progress with hat-trick v Ecuador, Brazil, Uruguay, Colombia, Panama also through, Peru and Honduras into playoffs

Zizou gives the OK to Kepa - goal is to sign him next summer

Oblak faces Messi in his best moment

We are left without a seed

Will be in pot 2 after qualifications of Argentina, France, Portugal

Germany, Brazil, Portugal, Argentina, Belgium, Poland, France, Russia in top pot ahead of Spain, draw in the Kremlin on 1st December

Carvajal: The pericardio disinfection has disappeared - does not yet have medical discharge and Madrid are cautious for his return

Argentina finally through due to Messi - hat-trick v Ecuador

United States out due to goal which didn't go in, Chile left without a place due to points claim, party in Panama after first qualification

Thanks to God

Argentina don't give up after Messi exhibition and hat-trick v Ecuador, 61 goals now at national level

Record profits for Barca - 897m - and bid for Coutinho in January

Many 'coconuts' for Spain during the draw for Russia

Football Italia website