Lionel Messi’s Friend Neymar Takes A Dig At Argentina’s Finalissima Win

Brazil star Neymar Jr poked fun at Argentina’s Finalissima victory celebration this week after Lionel Messi and Co. marked their win over Italy with a song pointed directly at their continental rivals.

Last summer, Lionel Messi played an inspirational role as his nation won the Copa America title- their first trophy since 1993.

They defeated their arch-rivals Brazil to clinch the trophy. That title ensured their participation in the 2022 Finalissima on Wednesday night against Italy, the European Champions at Wembley.

Argentina defeated Italy in the 2022 Finalissima and celebrated in a unique way that made Neymar mock Argentina.

Argentina’s Celebration After Winning The Finalissima

Videos were circulated on the social media where Argentina players were chanting in their dressing room at Wembley after the victory.

 

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“What happened, Brazil? Are you still waiting? What happened, Brazil? In the favelas, they’re all crying. The years go by, you remember the 50s Cup? They’re all s***, they’re afraid it will happen again.

“Because Messi has the crown. And the left leg with the magic that enchants you. To make it worse, remember Maradona? I know it hurts you, that it hurts you, but this Cup belongs to Argentina.”

Neymar Takes A Dig At Argentina’s Finalissima Win

The Argentina squad flooded social media with celebratory posts and photos posing with the trophy.

One of the players Nicolas Otamendi revealed a dressing room song aimed at the rivals.

In response, Neymar had his opinion to share where he said ” Did they win the World Cup?

The rivalry between Argentina and Brazil is reaching a great height at the perfect moment, right before the 2022 World Cup. I

It will be interesting to see as Argentina and Brazil are next scheduled to meet in September when they will play the World Cup qualifier that was suspended last year.

Neymar’s relationship with Messi And Team

Neymar in fact enjoys a warm relationship with Argentina. His friendship with Messi is well known and was seen chatting freely after July’s Copa defeat Messi

Finalissima 2022

Argentina thrashed Italy 3-0 on Wednesday to lift the CONMEBOL-UEFA Cup of Champions, a competition between the winners of the Copa America and European Championship which has been reintroduced this year after two previous editions.

Argentina raced into a two-goal lead in the first half with the strikes of Lautaro Martinez and Angel Di Maria. The third goal was scored by Paulo Dybala

READ MORE:Ā Full List Of Winners Of Finalissima Till Date

Harsh Vinayak
Harsh Vinayak
Harsh is a cricket enthusiast who has played cricket at the district level and writes about the game of cricket and football around the globe. Currently, he is pursuing his bachelor of journalism degree from St Xavier's College Ranchi.

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