Sao Paulo: Switzerland coach Ottmar Hitzfeld on Monday said he planned to stop Argentinian star Lionel Messi at the World Cup and prolong his glittering career in his last tournament before retiring. (Also read: Shaqiri's hattrick puts Swiss into Last 16)
The former Bayern Munich boss said he would demonstrate how to neutralise the Argentine genius, who has plundered four goals in three games so far in Brazil, in the last 16. (Also read: Argentina suffer big blow ahead of Last 16 clash vs Switzerland)
And the German, who has promised to quit football after the World Cup, added that he was not approaching Tuesday's showdown with the thought that it may be his last game.