The tension hit… red in her confrontation Argentina against Uruguay (0-2) at “Bobonera” for the World Cup qualifiers.
In the 19th minute after a fight, a general conflict was threatened, with Lionel Messi to intervene and grab Matias Oliveira by the throat, without being penalized even with a yellow card.
The tension continued shortly afterwards, with Manuel Ugarte clashing with him Rodrigo De Paul. The Paris midfielder made a gesture to the Atlético ace and many read on his lips that he was saying “stop taking Messi!”.
After the game, the Inter Miami superstar did not let what happened go unnoticed. “I prefer not to speak my mind, but these young kids need to learn respect. It’s a shame, because they actually have a really good batch. But they have to show respect, because these games were always tense and tough, but they always respected each other“, said “Leo”.
??| Messi elbow and throat grab incident
No card given.
— Red Card Alert (@collinabanter) November 17, 2023
Manuel Ugarte called Rodrigo de Paul “Messi’s c**k sucker” ??
— Mikael (@MikaelMadridsta) November 17, 2023
Source: Sport Fm
I am currently a news writer for News Bulletin247 where I mostly cover sports news. I have always been interested in writing and it is something I am very passionate about. In my spare time, I enjoy reading and spending time with my family and friends.