Argentina and Lionel Messi are facing intense criticism from people around the world after the unexpected loss of 3-0.
Argentina is significantly relying on Lionel Messi but now their FIFA world cup 2018 journey is near to end. Croatia showed amazing performance and team work after they beat the heavyweight Argentina with the margin of 3-0. In addition, they also qualified for the final 16 knock out stage.
Up till, Argentina played two matches but did not win any of them. However, their last match with Iceland resulted in draw. In that match, Lionel Messi also missed the penalty at the crucial time. Argentina badly collapsed against Croatia during the second half. Now, they are relying on others for their participation in the next round.
Argentina won FIFA world cup on two occasions. However, it is their worst defeat in world cup in the last 60 years. In 1958, they lost to Czechoslovakia with the huge margin of 6-1.
People are severely criticizing the South American country and its key player Lionel Messi. Here are some of the reactions on social media.
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— Mehwish Ijaz (@MehwishIjazi) June 21, 2018
— Bob Marinkovich #Repúblico (@ElMarinkovich) June 21, 2018