Burnley’s Netherlands striker Wut Wakehorst has criticized Argentina superstar Lionel Messi. As the two sides faced each other after the World Cup quarter-final game, 8 teams
Wut Wakehorst opened up about his clash with Lionel Messi. After the Netherlands lost to Argentina at the 2022 World Cup, coming on as a late substitute and Two goals helped Holland were 2-0 down. Come back from a 2-2 draw with the tournament champions, leading to extra-time and penalties. The striker’s second goal was particularly outstanding. It came from a beautiful free kick that became the last kick of the ball in normal time.
But while the 30-year-old equalized in the 90+11 minute, Messi’s team ultimately won the penalty shoot-out. Before the two teams clashed on the field and in the tunnel. After the match, the mood continued to linger as the UFABET game resulted in a record yellow card. It was widely reported that Wakehorst clashed with Messi and Sergio Aguero, with the Dutchman later explaining: “I wanted to shake [Messi’s] hand after competition But he brushed my hand away and didn’t want to talk to me.”
Since then, Wakehorst has returned to Besiktas, the club he was loaned from Burnley, as Messi guided Argentina to the title. word He scored in his first game for the Turkish side on Wednesday December 21, 2022 as they came from behind to win. Sanliurfaspor 4-2, with former Everton and Tottenham Hotspur stars Genk Tosun and Jorge-Gavin Nkudu both scoring. as well
After the game he was asked about his encounter with Messi. And while he declined to go into details, he said that “During the match, for me, everyone on the pitch is the same. It doesn’t matter if I play with Messi or not. [Sanliur Faspor defender like Aldulzameet] Burak. I always fight with everything I have. I did that on that date as well. I had some time with Messi. He was amazed at these moments. And he doesn’t like it at all ′′ I don’t like talking about other people. I respect him a lot I think he’s one of the greatest players we’ve ever had in the history of football . But he was not open to accepting that. He’s still a little angry with me. But I see it as a big plus that he knows my name now!”
Despite the disappointing result, Wakehorst still looks back with pride on Qatar 2022, adding: “The World Cup was the best three weeks of my career. My shin ′′ ′′ I’m happy to have this opportunity. It’s something I’ve dreamed of since I was a kid. It was a very good experience ′ ′ ′ ′ I still wonder how it will be. When I think of penalty shoot-outs It will always be in my head, to be honest, I don’t care who wins the World Cup.