Canelo Alvarez has issued a grovelling apology after his menace to Lionel Messi over the World Cup shirt row, The Sun studies.
Argentina beat Mexico 2-0 of their World Cup Group C match with seven-time Ballon d’Or winner Messi getting a objective and an help.
Wild scenes within the Argentine dressing room adopted as they stored their qualification hopes alive after dropping their first group match 2-1 to Saudi Arabia.
A clip was shared of the joyous scenes, but it surely confirmed a Mexico shirt on the ground close to Messi, and because the Paris Saint-Germain man took his boot off, his foot brushed the jersey – which boxer Canelo discovered disrespectful.
And that led to the Mexican boxing legend blowing up on his Twitter account.
“Did you guys see Messi cleansing the ground with our jersey and flag. He higher pray to God that I don’t discover him,” Canelo wrote.
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Lionel Messi was slammed for disrespecting the Mexican jersey. Pic: TwitterSource: Twitter
“Just like I respect Argentina, he has to respect Mexico! I’m not speaking concerning the nation as an entire, simply concerning the bulls**t that Messi did.”
Former Argentina striker Sergio Aguero then grew to become embroiled in a confrontation with the Mexican boxing icon.
And Argentinian UFC star Santiago Ponzinibbio even provided to struggle the four-weight world champion.
Now the 32-year-old boxing famous person, who beat Gennady Golovkin in September of their trilogy bout, has moved to finish the feud.
Ahead of Argentina’s crunch last group recreation with Poland, by which they received 2-0, and Mexico’s conflict with Saudi Arabia, by which Mexico received 2-1, he took to Twitter to ask for forgiveness.
Canelo Alvarez has backtracked on his Messi menace. Pic: GettySource: Getty Images
He wrote: “These previous couple of days I bought carried away by the fervour and love I really feel for my nation and made feedback that have been misplaced for which I need to apologise to Messi and the folks of Argentina.
“Every day we study one thing new and this time it was my flip.
“I want each groups a lot success of their matches right now and right here we are going to proceed supporting Mexico till the tip.”
Canelo tweeted: “Did you guys see Messi cleansing the ground with our jersey and flag. He higher pray to God that I don’t discover him.
– This article initially appeared in The Sun and was reproduced with permission.
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