Marcelo Moreno Martins, a historic Bolivian striker, ended the game very hot in La Paz: he argued with Messi, remembered the 2009 win and was cautioned. Look what happened.
The images of the fight between Lionel Messi and the Bolivian coaching staff toured the world because of the curiosity of the situation. Leo, who had already had some verbal dispute in past crosses, returned to discuss with members of the rival selected team once the game was over, with the 2-1 sealed in favor of Albiceleste. But there was another protagonist who was the main culprit of this mess: Marcelo Moreno Martins. The striker who plays for Cruzeiro, the Brazilian Tournament of Serie B, and is the second highest historical scorer of the Bolivian team.
The experienced striker was very angry after the referee blew the final whistle. Taken out, the Cruzeiro man wanted to go fight with everyone, although his teammates took him hard and separated him from the place. Even so, the Green player insulted the air a lot and he mocked how he could of those led by Scaloni.
Dead of shit! “, the 33-year-old scorer exclaimed first. And it was for more: “They ate six!”, the second historical gunner of the Bolivian national team recalled very angry. What is unknown is what was it that aroused the ire of the author of the only goal of Bolivia, beyond the fever of defeat.
What is clear is that Martins does not like the Argentine team very much and whenever he can throws a heartbeat: A few hours before the game, he expressed his desire to score goals for Argentina and recalled his past goals against the national team, in a note with the Bolivian Football Federation website.
According to a piece of information revealed by the statistical expert Mister Chip, Martins is the footballer who has marked Argentina the most times in the history of the qualifying rounds: their goals were 5.
Messi, for his part, was angry with a member of the rival coaching staff and also insulted him. These two outbursts cost each a yellow card. Fortunately it did not happen to adults and each one went their own way without having a major altercation. Although Messi’s reaction is spinning around the world and it was even turned into a meme.
More than 11 years have passed since that 6-1 with Bolivia in La Paz, although the inhabitants of the neighboring country remember it as if it had been yesterday, since it is one of the greatest feats in its history. Sure, not only did they beat one of the strongest teams in the world, but they did. by a landslide and against the two best players in history: Leo Messi and Diego Maradona, at that time DT of the Selection.
For this reason, the rude insult of his historic scorer against the Argentines still resounds, making him a very bad loser …