Could it be the effect of the intense game? Lionel Messi expressed his excitement for his opponent.
Argentina drew 2-2 with the Netherlands in the quarterfinals of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar held at Lusail Stadium in Lusail, Qatar at 4:00 am (Korean time) on the 10th, but won after a penalty shootout. With this, Argentina advanced to the semi-finals and faced Croatia.
Messi was positioned under Julian Alvarez at the forefront of the 3-5-2 formation and freely developed the attack. Argentina was aggressive, but the flow in the first half was tight. Until the 20th minute of the first half, both teams continued the seesaw game.
Messi scored 1 goal and 1 assist on the day. In the 35th minute of the first half, Messi received a pass from the center and Nahuel Molina pushed it with his toe. It was a scene where you can see Messi’s vision and passing ability. It was Messi’s second assist in this tournament.
In the second half, Messi even scored a goal himself. In the 26th minute of the second half, Marcos Acuña tripped and fell in the penalty box, and a penalty kick was declared. Messi, who started as a kicker, calmly kicked to the right and widened the gap. It was Messi’s fourth goal of the tournament.
Argentina conceded a chase goal from Dutch Baut Behorst at the end of the second half. Players on both teams became increasingly overheated and excited as time passed. After scoring the comeback goal, Behorst was so excited that he continued to fight with Messi, pushing and knocking him over without the ball.
The match continued to heat up, and in the end, both teams fought hard. In the 44th minute of the second half, Leandro Paredes tackled Nathan Ake and kicked the ball towards the Dutch bench, and the Dutch players and coaching staff on the bench ran out and struggled.
In the process, Bout Behorst protested vehemently, and there was friction with the Argentine players. The Netherlands took advantage of this momentum, and Behorst even scored an equalizer in the second half of extra time. Players from both teams received 메이저놀이터 a total of 16 warnings throughout the 90 minutes of the first and second half, extra time and penalty shootout, and played a messy game.
The match went to a penalty shootout, and the first Dutch kicker, Virgil van Dijk, made a mistake. Argentina’s Messi succeeded lightly and took the lead. In the end, Argentina won 4-3 and advanced to the semifinals.
After the match, Messi was looking elsewhere during an interview. And he looked over there and said, “What are you looking at, idiot! Get out of here, idiot!” In response, the reporter next to him rather calmed Messi down.
According to the British media ‘Sports Bible’, in fact, it is said that Behorst, who had a war of nerves with Messi, was waiting for Messi to change his uniform after an interview. However, it seems that Messi has not yet been resolved by Behorst, who has already been pushed out of the stadium with a physical fight.