Argentina soccer staff are thru to the final 16 level of the FIFA World Cup 2022. They defeated Poland 2-0 on Thursday and completed at the best of issues desk in Group C. Lionel Messi and Co. will now face off in opposition to Australia within the spherical of 16 and intention to qualify for the quarter-finals with a win.
Earlier, the South American staff received 2-0 in opposition to Mexico of their 2nd fit of the gang level and captain Messi were given embroiled in an issue all through the celebrations within the dressing room. After the emphatic win, Messi used to be commencing his footwear within the dressing room and a Mexico jersey used to be mendacity at the flooring within sight. As a video of the similar used to be shared on social media, a Mexican boxer named Canelo Alvarez took it differently and accused Messi of disrespecting his country’s flag. Alvarez additionally threatened the big name footballer over the subject.
However, the boxer has now apologized to Messi after large public outcry and uproar some of the footballer’s enthusiasts over his previous feedback. Alvarez tweeted in Spanish that he were given over excited by way of his patriotism and tendered an apology to Messi and the folks of Argentina.
“These previous couple of days I were given over excited by way of the fervour and love I believe for my nation and made feedback that had been misplaced for which I need to ask for forgiveness to Messi and the folks of Argentina. Every day we be told one thing new and this time it used to be my flip,” read the boxer’s translated tweet.
On the entire episode, Messi said “I noticed that he spoke now, however I feel it used to be a false impression. Those who know me know that I do not disrespect somebody (…) I wouldn’t have to ask for forgiveness as a result of I did not ‘t disrespect the folks of Mexico or the blouse or somebody.”
Meanwhile Mexico crashed out of the match regardless of successful 2-1 in opposition to Saudi Arabia of their final staff level fit. Both Poland and Mexico had been tied at 4 issues after the gang level time table used to be over, Poland complicated to the final 16 because of higher function distinction.