Why is Lionel Messi ANGRY with Louis van Gaal over LONG BALLS comment? Check details


Netherlands vs Argentina: Lionel Messi vs Louis van Gaal– Argentina captain Lionel Messi is a happy man, after his national team beat…

Netherlands vs Argentina: Lionel Messi vs Louis van Gaal– Argentina captain Lionel Messi is a happy man, after his national team beat Netherlands on penalties to make it to the semi-final of the FIFA World Cup. However, the action off the pitch also attracted eyeballs. Lionel Messi confronted the Netherlands manager Louis van Gaal for his LONG BALLS comment at the end of the match. Argentina won 4-3 on penalties against Netherlands, in what was a heated contest between the two sides. Watch Netherlands Argentina LIVE Streaming with Jio Cinemas & Follow FIFA World Cup 2022 LIVE Updates with InsideSport.IN

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Netherlands vs Argentina: Lionel Messi is UNHAPPY with Louis van Gaal’s ‘LONG BALLS’ comment: Check details

Following his side’s win over Netherlands in their FIFA World Cup quarterfinal match, star Argentina striker Lionel Messi slammed Netherlands manager Louis Van Gaal for “hitting long balls” to make a comeback into the game.

Argentina marched into the semifinals of the ongoing FIFA World Cup in Qatar, defeating the Netherlands 4-3 via penalties after playing a thrilling 2-2 stalemate that got extended to extra time here at Lusail Stadium on Saturday.

“Van Gaal says that they play good football, but what he did was put on tall people and hit long balls,” Messi said to reporters as quoted by Sky Sports.

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Messi went on to claim that Argentina is among the four best sides in the world as they play every game with same desire and intensity.

Argentina are among the four best in the world because they show that they know how to play every game with the same desire and the same intensity,” he said.

A lot of joy, a lot of happiness. We did not have to go to extra-time or penalties, we had to suffer. But we got through and it is impressive,” he concluded.

In the end, it is Lionel Messi who is the last man standing and will lead Argentina in the semis.

Argentina will take on Croatia next in the FIFA World Cup semifinal on December 14, to decide the finalist. This should also be a cracker of a contest.

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