Luis Suarez reacts as Lionel Messi reaches World Cup final
Former Barcelona striker Luis Suarez has reacted to Lionel Messi and Argentina’s qualification for the final of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
He described his former teammate and friend as an "incredible" player after the legendary forward led Argentina to the milestone on Tuesday.
The 35-year-old Messi netted one from the spot and assisted another as the South Americans beat Croatia in the semi-final and are now one match away from finally getting his hands on the World Cup trophy.
And Manchester City's David Alvarez slotted home to double Argentina’s lead before half-time.
Messi and Alvarez then combined to score Argentina’s third in the second half.
“You never get tired of showing that you are the best in the world,” Suarez said on Instagram.
“The whole world stops to applaud this guy and what he’s given to football." Incredible, my friend!
Lionel Messi wins Golden Ball at 2022 World Cup
At the 2022 World Cup, Lionel Messi won the Golden Ball, securing his position as the competition's best player.Messi scored seven goals while guiding Argentina to their first World Cup victory and second international championship.Messi will take the title over any individual honors, despite missing out on the Golden Boot by one goal to Kylian Mbappe.Prior to the competition, Messi was projected to be the winner at +550, per DraftKings Sportsbook. He created the ma...
Suarez heroics not enough as Uruguay and Ghana both exit World Cup
Despite defeating Ghana 2-0 on Friday, Uruguay was eliminated from the World Cup after South Korea scored a late winner in the other Group H match to overtake the South American team.Giorgian De Arrascaeta netted twice in quick succession in the first half, with 35-year-old Luis Suarez having a hand in both goals.However, Suarez finished the match on the bench in tears as the news came in of South Korea's last-gasp victory over Portugal, which meant the Asian side h...
World Cup: We want revenge for what Suarez did to Ghana in 2010 – Ayew
When the two teams square off in the 2022 FIFA World Cup Group H final match on Friday evening, former Ghanaian international Ibrahim Ayew has insisted that the Black Stars will be seeking revenge against Uruguay and striker Luis Suarez.According to Ayew, Suarez is despised in Ghana and throughout Africa because of what he did to the Black Stars during the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa.Remember how, with a handball on the goal line in the dying seconds of the...
Download Naijacrawl App today
Fastest way to read on the go
Download the Naijacrawl App.