World champion boxer accuses Lionel Messi of wiping ground with Mexican jersey after Argentina dressing room video emerges

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Mexican boxer Canelo Alvarez has accused Lionel Messi of disrespecting Mexico’s flag following Argentina’s win over them on the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Having succumbed to a shock opening-day defeat to Saudi Arabia, Argentina picked up a much-needed 2-0 win over Mexico of their second Group C fixture on Saturday (26 November).

Lionel Messi scored his second aim on the 2022 FIFA World Cup to present La Albicelste the lead within the sixty fourth minute. Within the 87th minute, Enzo Fernandez bagged an insurance coverage aim to seal a commanding win over the Mexicans.

Argentina have been understandably elated throughout dressing room celebrations after their first win on the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Skipper Lionel Messi additionally took half within the celebration, and appeared to kick a inexperienced fabric, similar to the Mexican jersey, whereas taking his boots off.

Alvarez, who has received a number of world championships, noticed Messi’s supposed act of disrespect in Argentina’s dressing room video and referred to as him out on Twitter. The Mexican boxer wrote (translated to English):

“Did you see Messi cleansing the ground with our shirt and flag????”

Messi’s facet will play their last 2022 FIFA World Cup Group C fixture towards Poland on November 30. Mexico will tackle Saudi Arabia of their final Group C sport on the similar time.

Lionel Messi reveals Argentina have been indignant after shock defeat to Saudi Arabia in 2022 FIFA World Cup opener

La Albicelste fell to a 2-1 defeat to Saudi Arabia of their 2022 FIFA World Cup opener, which marked the top of their 36-game unbeaten run. Messi, who helped the two-time world champions get their marketing campaign again so as with a particular efficiency towards Mexico, revealed how his crew felt after the upset.

Talking after the sport towards Mexico, the Paris Saint-Germain star mentioned (through Mid-day):

“We have been very indignant all today after that end result. We didn’t count on to begin the World Cup with a defeat. The times turned very lengthy. We needed to vary the state of affairs.”

The aim towards Mexico marked Lionel Messi’s eighth in World Cup historical past (from 21 video games). He’s now stage with 1986 World Cup hero Diego Maradona and desires three extra strikes to surpass Gabriel Batistuta’s tally of 10 objectives.

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