The Spanish referee Mateu Lahoz, goal of the fury of Messi and the Argentines within the World Cup

The captain of the albiceleste staff identified to the referee for “not being as much as the duty” of a quarterfinal The Netherlands pressured further time within the one hundred and first minute and the tie ended up being determined from the penalty shootout The goalkeeper of Argentina, the ‘Dibu’ both he forgot concerning the referee: “He is the worst referee within the Cup by far. They gave them 120 minutes”

Argentina is retaining alive its hopes of securing its third world title in Qatar, after struggling to qualify for the semifinals on penalties in opposition to the Netherlands. A dream that was in critical hazard, though it didn’t finish in a tragic ending as occurred to the Brazilians hours earlier than. Despite this, the stress reignited off the pitch and the Albiceleste gamers harshly criticized the refereeing by the Spanish referee Mateu Lahoz.

Among them, the Argentine star and captain of his staff Leo Messi, who identified to him for “not being as much as the duty” of a World Cup quarterfinal: “I feel it wasn’t for it to finish like this. I do not wish to speak concerning the referee as a result of later they punish you, however I feel individuals noticed what it was. We have been scared earlier than the sport as a result of we knew what was happening with him. FIFA can’t put a referee like that”.

Argentina appeared to have the tie on observe with a 0-2 lead on the scoreboard, which they have been capable of defend till the final ten minutes of pure time. But Sergio Scaloni’s males ceased their efforts at 83′ and at last paid the torment of additional time within the final minute of the 11 added (101′). Moment during which the Dutch tied the match in order that the cross lasted one other thirty minutes, earlier than reaching the penalty shootout.

Messi acknowledged that his staff didn’t need to play further time, a lot much less penalties. “It wasn’t for us to go to further time and far much less to penalties. We suffered an excessive amount of, however hey, it is a quarter of the World Cup. We suffered after we needed to and ultimately we handed,” he stated. A classification that had the albiceleste goalkeeper Emiliano Martínez, ‘Dibu’, as its hero, after stopping the primary two most penalties from eleven meters.

In the identical method as their captain, ‘Dibu’ didn’t neglect about Lahoz after the agonizing recreation, which pushed them into further time: “They come to me twice and so they convert. The referee needed them to tie it. He is the worst referee within the Cup by far. They gave them 120 minutes.

How this referee likes to draw consideration, my God. 🤦🏽‍♂️

— Sergio Kun Aguero (@aguerosergiokun) December 9, 2022

Former Argentine striker Sergio ‘Kun’ Agüero additionally referred to the Valencian referee when drawing consideration to Di María, who was on the bench protesting a choice by the referee. By slowing down the tempo of extra time, ‘Kun’ tweeted: “This referee likes to draw consideration, my God.”

The anger of the Argentines went additional and in addition focused the Dutch coach, Louis Van Gaal, who additionally suffered the wrath of the Paris Saint-Germain participant: “Van Gaal, who sells a lot that he performs nicely, throws balls at him simply the large guys,” he stated.

Messi’s most controversial anger additionally got here from the microphones, when he confronted Weghorst, creator of the 2 targets for the Netherlands who saved hope till the final torture. However, within the interview space, Messi once more confirmed his anger: “What are you , foolish, what are you , foolish, go, go there, foolish, go there!” He instructed him.