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Messi revealed why Argentina decided to play despite Brazilins calling them cowards

Lionel Messi and Argentina got a historic triumph.

Lionel Messi and Argentina got a historic triumph.
Lionel Messi and Argentina got a historic triumph.

Lionel Messi and Argentina beat Brazil at the Maracaná and went down in history by becoming the first team to win in that visiting stadium in the South American Qualifiers. However, the match will be remembered more for the riots among fans, as many Argentinians were injured.

So why did Argentina and Lionel Messi decide to play the match despite being called cowards? The truth is that Lionel Messi says that they are all a group and must fight together, in addition, that way everything would calm down: "We are a family. We decided to play to calm the situation."

What did the Brazilian coach say? : “It was a match between two traditional and very strong teams. Although we had a similar number of shots, Brazil was more dangerous than Argentina. Argentina did not have a chance to score a goal. The only chance was the corner where we made a mistake in marking and Otamendi managed to score the goal."

What else did he say?

"We had many chances in clear counterattacks to make the last pass and finish. We were much closer to victory throughout the game than Argentina. I think today's result was quite unfair."

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