The recent football match between Poland and Argentina saw a moment of tension when Robert Lewandowski accidentally fouled Lionel Messi. Despite the Polish player’s sincere apology, Messi appeared visibly irritated and chose to ignore him. The collision occurred at the end of the game, with both players being the main attraction on the field. Even though Lewandowski tried to make amends, Messi refused to acknowledge him, turning a blind eye and ignoring his attempts to shake hands or make eye contact.
The incident where Lewandowski fouled Messi during a recent game has caused quite a stir among fans on social media. Observers noted that Messi appeared visibly upset, leading many to speculate that the seven-time Golden Ball winner may have some ill will towards Lewandowski. The UK’s Mirror publication even went so far as to claim that the encounter revealed what the two think of each other. Meanwhile, the Express newspaper suggested that Messi’s discontent may have been due in part to his opponents’ relentless attempts to block him throughout the match, as well as his previous missed penalty in the first half.
Following the collision, Messi refrained from making eye contact with Lewandowski.
Lewandowski tried to apologize to Messi, but it seems that the latter opted to overlook the gesture.
Despite rumors that there was tension between Messi and Lewandowski, the two players were seen getting along well after the game. In fact, Messi even took the initiative to approach Lewandowski and they shared a deep hug. However, Messi didn’t comment on the matter when asked about it later, saying that whatever happens on the field stays there. Interestingly, both players covered their mouths while talking to each other after the match.