World champion boxer Canelo Alvarez threatens Lionel Messi for disrespecting Mexico at World Cup celebrations: ‘He’d better pray to God I don’t get him’
Multiple world boxing champion and self-respecting Mexican Canelo Alvarez has made a sensational threat to Argentine football superstar Lionel Messi for disrespecting his country’s flag.
Messi scored for Argentina in a vital 2-0 win over Mexico on Sunday to keep his country’s World Cup dreams alive, but it was a sight for the Paris Saint-Germain forward and his teammates to celebrate in the change room It was she who donated Alvarez’s blood.
Alvarez, right, hits Gennady “GGG” Golovkin in the fifth round of their super middleweight title bout in September. Mexican champ angry with Lionel Messi
Alvarez posted the above tweet threatening Messi for disrespecting the Mexican flag after Argentina’s 2-0 win in Sunday’s World Cup tie
As Messi sang and kicked off his shoes, he appeared to kick a Mexican jersey or flag that was on the floor.
Alvarez tweeted, “Did you guys see Messi sweeping the floor with our jerseys and flags?”
‘Better pray to God that I don’t find him.
‘As I respect Argentina, it has to respect Mexico!
‘I’m not talking about the whole country, just about the bulls**t that Messi did.’
Footage from Argentina’s changing rooms showed Messi stepping on a Mexican shirt or flag and then apparently kicking it while taking off his shoes.
The Argentine fans were stunned by this explosion.
‘he is [Alvarez] Only wants to attract attention because he is no longer relevant. To be honest, I have never heard of him till now.
‘He evidently took off his shoes,’ replied another.
‘All the punches that Canelo has taken in his career are finally getting to his head. It’s not working anymore,’ another added.
Even Mexican supporters were finding it difficult to support Alvarez’s claims, with most agreeing the Argentine star was simply taking off his shoes after the game.
‘They want to break [his] Take the balls and everything out of context, they’re celebrating in the locker room and they’re taking off their shoes. Messi is the most humble and has never disrespected anyone, posted a fan.
‘He was taking off his shoes,’ said another.
‘I agree with you, Messi is going to take off his boot and accidentally touch the shirt, they are taking it all out of context,’ agreed another.
Messi celebrates scoring a crucial goal for Argentina in their 2-0 win over Mexico to keep their World Cup dream alive
Another fan posted, “Help, I’m so confused right now because I’m from Mexico.”
Some Mexican fans bought into the hysteria, however, insisting that Messi intentionally disrespected their flag.
One fan replied to Alvarez, “Of course they stepped on it and did what they wanted in the locker room and it was left on the floor.” ,
Messi himself scored the crucial match-winner in a 2–1 defeat against Saudi Arabia in the opening game of Group C, keeping his country’s World Cup hopes alive.
Messi said, ‘We needed this enthusiasm.’
‘The days were long, and we were eager to get a chance to turn it around. It was a critical game. [Winning] A burden was lifted from our shoulders, and now we have peace of mind.’
‘The first half was difficult because of the situation and the need to win. We didn’t get space.
In the second half, we started playing our game and doing what we stand for. … The goal changed the game.