Asisat Oshoala Defends Croatian Defender Who Couldn’t Stop Messi For The 3rd Goal

Argentina secured a place in the final of the 2022 shoppingmode FIFA World Cup after dismantling Croatia by three goals to nil in an awesome performance that saw Lionel Messi showcase his magical side in front of the whole world.

The 35-year-old, 7-time Ballon D’or winner was in unstoppable form against the Europeans and has successfully led his nation to yet another World Cup final after losing the 2014 final to Germany.

After opening the scoring from the penalty spot, Messi turned provider for Julian Alvarez who applied a simple finish for his second of the night and Argentina’s third.

The assist was a beauty as Messi turned Croatia’s Josko Gviardol inside out, ran circles around the 20-year-old who has arguably been the best defender at the tournament, before teeing his number 9.

 

Reacting to the goal, a Nigerian journalist who is currently in Qatar covering the tournament, Pooja was unimpressed with the defender’s defending.

His criticism has forced Asisat Oshoala to come to the defence of the defender whom she believe did what he needed to do when he blocked Messi’s best foot but the Argentine is simply unstoppable when he’s in the mood.

 

 

Pooja says Gviardol should’ve fouled Messi even before the La Albiceleste captain made his way into the box.

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