In the midst of those ‘frictions’ between Australians and Argentines, there was a very particular one. About minute 33, when Lionel Messi, the great figure and star of the ‘Albicelestes’ was preparing to make his customary change of speed with the ball dominated at his feet, when suddenly, the number ’16’ of the Australian National Team, Aziz Behich, had to stop all the magic of ’10’, but taking it by the shirt.
Calm down guys! Lionel Messi and Aziz Behich were the protagonists of a heated argument 😡 during the round of 16 match of the Qatar 2022 World Cup 🇶🇦 between Argentina 🇦🇷 and Australia 🇦🇺, which was played at the Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium🏟️ #FIFAWorldCup #Qatar2022
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There was no other choice for the side of the oceanic than to resort to that exit. Messi was upset, but he kept playing as usual. In the stands, of the Qatari stadium, they did not stop protesting so that the Australian had some disciplinary measure.
The Argentine National Team reached this instance of the orbital event, after having finished first in Group C, while those from Australia placed second in their area, D.