Heavy accusations against Mbappé in Argentina

Abliceleste defender Cristian Romero has given the reason for his howl in Kylian Mbappé’s face after Lionel Messi’s third goal.

One month to the day the coronation of Argentina in Qatar, Argentina is still on cloud nine and Lionel Scaloni’s men continue to parade in the media to discuss the victory of Albiceleste. On Tuesday, defender Christian Romero answered questions from D Sports radio. The opportunity for the Albiceleste player to return to his very demonstrative joy after the third Argentine goal scored by Lionel Messi a few minutes from the end of extra time.

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While Lionel Messi and his teammates had left to celebrate this goal which seemed to seal the fate of the match, the Tottenham player had indeed rushed in front of Kylian Mbappé to scream a few centimeters from his face. « I shouted the goal in Mbappé’s face because Enzo (Fernández) had spoken with him and he (Mbappé) treated him very badly, » he said. So, I celebrated Leo’s goal in front of his face. »he confided to justify this gesture.

I always wanted to face France in the final

The goal scored by Lionel Messi was ultimately not going to be enough and Kylian Mbappé was obviously not destabilized by the Spurs player’s provocation. A few minutes later, Kylian Mbappé indeed equalized from the penalty spot, sending the two teams for a penalty shootout during which the Bondynois was still able to deceive Emiliano Martinez. Insufficient, however, to deprive Argentina of its third star.

“I watch the final every day. I always wanted to face France in the final, because they were world champions. It was a tough game because we knew the standing they had. »he said before paying a new tribute to Lionel Messi: « From a football point of view we know what Messi represents, for me and for many he is the greatest in history. He has an everyday simplicity and humility and that makes him taller. »

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