Wout Weghorst partido


Weghorst opens up for the first time about his 'rifirrafe' with Leo Messi

Published:22/12/2022 - 19:05h

Updated:22/12/2022 - 19:05h

Lionel Messi showed a totally different face to the one he is used to after the match against the Netherlands. The '10' did not hesitate to 'charge' against a Dutch rival

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One of the most curious moments that left the World-wide of Qatar 2022 was the one who starred Lionel Messi afterwards the classification of Argentina for the semifinals. The captain of the albiceleste was attending to a half of his country in mixed zone when had some words for the Dutch Wout Weghorst. "Andá pa' There, bobo" shouted him Leo to the forward, the one who now reincorporó to his team and spoke with the press to explain the crossing with the '10' Argentinian.

"For me, all are equal in a party. I struggle and I did it in this party also. Had some moments with Messi during the party, maybe surprised therefore. I respect it a lot", it explained initially the player. The attacker, now in the Besiktas, added that "it is one of the best of the history. After the party wanted to show him to Messi my respect by him but was not very clear. At least now it has learnt my name".

Argentina had surpassed to Low Countries in the quarter-finals after winning the batch of penal after a party that was very 'spicy'. With Mateu Lahoz like main, the party had the maximum quantity of yellow in a same party and all the extention was full of catchwords, fights and discussions between both teams. Especially from the bench.

Weghorst Equally repeated the posture exposed the following day to the fall in front of the Argentinian: "I only wanted to give him the hand after the party. I have him a lot of respect like player of football. But it threw me the hand to the side and did not want to speak with me. My Spanish is not very good, but said me disrespectful words and this was really disappointing", commented the Dutch.

Always it will play of the same way

For finalise his explanation, the ariete mentioned that "it ploughs to be honest, does not matter me who was winning at the end, in my head only there was a winner, and were we. In the field, all are equal, does not matter if you play against Messi or if you play against Burak, the same today, for me all world is the same. I will litigate by all what have and also is what did not do in the field".

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