‘Let’s not invent nonsense where there is none’
Multiple world boxing champion Canelo Alvarez has threatened Argentinian football superstar Lionel Messi for appearing to disrespect his country’s flag.
After Argentina’s shock upset to Saudi Arabia, the team hit back against Mexico on Sunday, with Messi scoring in the team’s 2-0 victory to keep his nation’s World Cup dream alive.
But it was something that happened in the changing room after the game that saw Alvarez see red.
Videos emerged of the Paris Saint-Germain forward and his teammates celebrating and in one particular clip showed Messi could be seen kicking his boots off. While doing so he appeared to connect with a Mexican jersey or flag that was on the floor.
“Did you guys see Messi cleaning the floor with our jersey and flag,” Alvarez tweeted in what became an evening of angry messages that included the announcement that he is a “real person, I do not give b*******”.
“He better pray to God that I don’t find …