High-stakes Group C match between FIFA Globalism The 2022 Cup between Argentina and Poland turned out to be an exciting match. While Argentina needed to win this match in order to guarantee their place in the round of 16, Poland needed to ensure that they did not concede too many goals and maintain a healthy goal difference.
In the high-pressure match, Polish star Robert Lewandowski made two attempts to beat Messi, with the second the referee’s whistle.
Lewandowski’s desperate attempt came as Argentina were leading 2-0 after Julian Alvarez’s superb goal. After his shoddy tackle, the Polish ace attempted an in-game handshake with the former Barcelona forward.
However, Messi did not look happy and the Argentine completely ignored Lewandowski. Argentina eventually won the match and finished top of their group, advancing to the next stage.
Despite the defeat, Poland also managed to reach the round of 16, as they edged out Mexico for second place in Group C.
Messi and Lewandowski then exchanged a few words and embraced each other on the pitch after the match.
Lewandowski won the 2021 FIFA Men’s Player of the Year award in January last year after Messi bested him to win a record seventh Ballon d’Or.
This apparently sparked a cold war between the two incantation strikers with the Polish top scorer being the favorite to win that year’s Ballon d’Or.
Because of this controversial rivalry, fans were left wondering what the two superstars talked about at the end of their match.
Now, Lewandowski has revealed what he said to the PSG striker after the match.
while talking to BuildThe 34-year-old said, “We chatted a bit and had fun. I told Messi I played more defensively than usual – but something like that is sometimes necessary for a team.”
Lewandowski also spoke about his unusual defensive role against Argentina and added: “It’s very rare, yes: I’m in defensive midfield. But I knew I had to help the team.”
Poland will next play France in the round of 16 match on December 4.
Lewandowski could not muster a shot and barely saw the ball against Argentina and will have to be on top for their game against the reigning champions on Sunday.
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