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‘Go on, f**ok off’: Lionel Messi takes intention at rival on dwell TV

‘Go on, f**ok off’: Lionel Messi takes intention at rival on dwell TV


Argentinian legend Lionel Messi is the folks’s champion however the celebrity has had his nostril out of joint after his nation’s shootout win over the Netherlands on Saturday morning (Australian time).

Messi’s Argentina is thru to the World Cup semi-finals and can face Croatia for a spot within the decider after a pair of tense shootouts.

Messi is named a reasonably cool buyer and lives as non-public a life as a person with 386 million Instagram followers, arguably one of many best gamers to ever dwell and a billionaire can dwell.

However he was removed from thrilled after his facet survived by means of to the penultimate match of the World Cup after a 2-all draw led to a 4-3 shootout win.

Nevertheless, Messi was livid after his facet led 2-0 till seven minutes from time when Wout Weghorst scored his first, earlier than including a second within the eleventh minute of damage time to power extra-time.

The World Cup is likely one of the solely titles Messi hasn’t claimed in his outstanding profession however the win over the Netherlands was as spiteful because it will get.

There have been 15 playing cards within the sport, eight for Argentina, six yellows and a purple for the Dutch. However there have been additionally some playing cards flashed within the course of the benches all through the match.

After the sport, the groups got here collectively as soon as once more.

Secure to say, there’ll be no Christmas playing cards between the groups this yr.

However whereas Messi was speaking to Argentinian media on discipline after the sport, a rival believed to be Weghorst, who reportedly needed to shake palms and swap jerseys, was brutally rejected by Messi.

“What you taking a look at, fool? Go on, f**ok off over there” he yelled at a participant recognized as Weghorst earlier than the presenter tried to provide Messi the possibility to relax.

Weghorst later mentioned: “I went to shake his hand after the sport. He has not accepted it and has mentioned one thing impolite to me, however I don’t perceive Spanish very effectively. I’m very disillusioned.”

Messi raged on the Dutch coach as effectively, claiming disrespect from Louis van Gaal.

He let Van Gaal know as effectively, giving him and Dutch assistant Edgar Davids each barrels as he left the bottom.

“I really feel disrespected by Van Gaal after his pregame feedback and a few Dutch gamers spoke an excessive amount of in the course of the sport,” Messi advised reporters.

“Van Gaal tells that he performs good soccer after which he places forwards within the field and begins throwing lengthy balls.”

The Dutch weren’t the one ones on the Messi hit record both as he blasted referee Antonio Mateu.

“After they bought the draw I felt a number of anger,” he mentioned.

“I don’t wish to discuss in regards to the referee, as a result of they instantly reprimand you or sanction you, however I feel folks noticed what occurred.

“FIFA has to overview that, it may well’t give a referee like {that a} match of this significance after they’re less than the duty.

“We didn’t have an ideal sport, after which the referee despatched it to additional time. He was at all times towards us. Within the final play (from which the Dutch scored), it was not a foul.”

Messi was not alone in his fury as his teammates gave the Dutch a serve after the match.

Argentinian and Aston Villa goalie Emi Martinez blasted Van Gaal, shouting: “I f**ked you twice, you b***h,” after two large saves and “Maintain your mouth shut f**king t**t” to the Dutch bench.

He added within the press convention: “I heard van Gaal saying they’d a bonus in penalties and that he thought if it went to penalties, they’d win. I feel he must hold his mouth shut.”

He additionally blasted the referee, calling him “the worst referee within the event”.

“The ref was giving every thing for them. They bought header, flick, I couldn’t see it and hastily it turned the other way up. The ref was giving every thing for them,” he mentioned.

“He gave ten minutes (added time) for no cause. He gave a free kick outdoors the field for them for no cause two or thrice. He needed them to attain, that’s mainly it. Hopefully we don’t have that ref anymore as a result of he’s ineffective.”



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