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The controversy over the Mexican boxer Saúl ‘Canelo’ Álvarez threatens Argentine soccer player Lionel Messi It is the most discussed topic in the context of the Qatar 2022 World Cup. The discussion revolves around whether or not the striker intentionally trampled the El Tri shirt that he had in his possession.
The words of Canelo Álvarez, published on the social network Twitter, occur at a moment of tension after the Selection of Mexico fell defeated against its similar Argentina and will be on the verge of elimination in the World Cup; Despite the fact that the objective was the fifth game, the Aztecs could pack their bags from the group stage.
The Mexican fan base itself also lives and suffers the reality of its National Team, mainly the one that traveled to witness the matches in Qatar. The newspaper The opinion He took on the task of consulting some Mexican fans about the Canelo vs. Messi and they gave mixed answers.
“It has not been verified that Messi was mocking or stepping on his shirt (…) Canelo’s threat seemed a bit advanced to me,” said one of those consulted in Doha, the capital of Qatar, while another called for attention: “The Soccer is a party and that takes everything out of context and in the video you can see that it is a mere accident”.
Another Mexican fan stressed that although in football there is a lot of disorder in the locker room, Messi should have been careful: “Those of us who have played street football know that we take off our shirt, put it on the floor, kick it… but I still think that that was wrong”.
The topic is still hot on social media. In the last few hours, from the meticulous study of the audiovisual of the controversy, it was indicated that the shirt that Messi had was for an exchange with Andrés Guardadoanother historical one that in Qatar 2022 reaches the five World Cups played.