Argentina He had no problem beating Croatia. thrashed by 3 to 0 and will play the final of the World Cup Qatar 2022. The match did not feature controversial plays or unsportsmanlike attitudes as could be seen in the previous duel against Netherlands and how much discussion it generated.
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The captain was the support of the team during the 120 minutes. He scored a goal, gave away a blind assist and took care of the ball. He deserved the classification without suffering. The goalkeeper pushed the Albiceleste to glory with the two saves against van Dijk and Steven Berghuis
Despite the criticism from the Europeans and the doubts of the Croatians, where the most important sports newspaper in the country made an absurd complaint, the attitude of the Argentine soccer players was worth noting.
the gestures of Lionel Messi, Angel Di Maria and Emiliano Martinez with their Croatian peers went viral. This is how the official account of Twitter of the FIFAwhich published a series of images that show the respect of the South American team towards the Europeans.
The fleaafter his brilliant game in which he scored a historic goal from a penalty kick and provided another assist, greeted after the game Luka modricthe Croatian emblem who will seek to leave his team on the podium at the age of 37.
The same thing happened with the noodlewho had him as a partner in the real Madridwho consoled him on the stadium field lusail. and his own Dibu Martinez for the goalkeeper Croatia, Dominik Livakovic.
Meanwhile, already at a press conference, Lionel Messi met the Croatia coach Zlatko Dalicwho went to congratulate him and the Argentine captain returned the gesture.
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As soon as the end of the match was whistled by the Italian referee Daniele Orsato, many players from Albiceleste greeted their Croatian counterparts. Lautaro Martinez, Lisandro Martinez, Alexis Mac Allister, Rodrigo De Paulamong many others were photographed giving encouragement to their rivals.
Of course, all these images were widely celebrated on social networks after previous complaints and criticism of the Argentine team for their alleged unprofessional attitudes against the Netherlands, in a quarterfinal match that had high pulse rates and crosses on both sides. .
The two gestures of Messi’s leader and the message in the ear of Dibu Martínez in Argentina’s triumph against the Netherlands
The captain had two actions that did not go unnoticed during the defining round. “I told him that we knew that he was going to respond in this way, that he had done it again, that in penalties he is always a beast,” Leo said about the praise he gave the goalkeeper
The gestures of respect of the players of the Argentine national team to Croatia:
With images from Reuters.