Messi responds to ‘Canelo’ Álvarez: “I don’t have to apologize”


As we previously posted by Mexico Daily Post, Canelo sent a “not friendly” message to Argentina’s superstar Lionel Messi for allegedly disrespecting the Mexican flag. And now, although the Mexican boxer apologized, the Argentine captain Messi reacted to his comments.

Lionel Messi reacted to the controversy started by the Mexican boxer Saúl ‘Canelo’ Álvarez, who even apologized to the captain of the Argentine National Team after accusing him of stepping on a Tri shirt in the locker room after the victory of the Albicelestes for the second date of Group C in Qatar 2022.

Although the PSG player had stayed away from comments about the situation – even characters such as David Faitelson,  Sergio ‘Kun’ AgüeroMiguel Layún, and  Andrés Guardado, who exchanged his uniform with Messi, after the triumph of Messi, came to his defense. his team against Poland by a score of 2-0, which classified them as first in the group to the round of 16, was questioned about it.ADVERTISING

“Anyone who knows me knows that I never disrespect anyone. It is part of a locker room, ”he told the media via TN. “ I don’t have to apologize, nor did I disrespect the Mexico shirt or anyone. He stayed there, nothing happens, ”he concluded.

The words of ‘Canelo’ Álvarez

Shortly after seeing the Mexican team lose, the boxer posted on social networks that keeping his shirt on the ground was already an insult to the country. “ May I pray to God that I don’t find him! Just as I respect Argentina, you have to respect Mexico! I’m not talking about the country (Argentina), I’m talking about Messi because of what he did”.

Faced with several crosses and exchanges, the man from Guadalajara decided to back down on his opinion and apologize. “These last days I was carried away by the passion and love I feel for my country and I made comments that were out of place for which I want to apologize to Messi and the people of Argentina. Every day we learn something new and this time it was my turn, ”he assured.

Source: El Financiero

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