Messi wins an award for his “What are you looking at, fool? Go over there” before Wout Weghorst
After obtaining the World Cup in Qatar 2022 with Argentina, Lionel Messi He has received multiple individual recognitions, among which are those granted by the IFHSthe same ones that designated the Argentine as the best player of 2022 and best game creator
However, this Monday night, the PSG player received a new badge in his native Argentina, where APTRA awarded the seven-time Ballon d’Or winner recognition for the ‘Best Two Digital Viral Minutes’ at the Martín Fierro Awards ceremony.
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The Ole newspaper from Argentina announced that Messi He won this badge for his viral reaction after Argentina’s victory against the Netherlands in the Quarterfinals of Qatar 2022 against the Netherlands, where the former Barcelona soccer player faced the Dutch striker Wout Weghorst and released the phrase “What are you looking at, Bobo, go ahead.” ‘ there’, while giving an interview in the mixed zone.
This way, Messi won a new recognition which draws attention due to its curious nature and the impact that the aforementioned phrase has had at an international level, even being used for market purposes with articles that have the image of the Argentine and the phrase that is framed for the history of the World Cups.
Other world champions were also awarded
Another of the selected Argentines who was awarded in this ceremony was the goalkeeper Emiliano ‘Dibu’ Martínez, who received another curious recognition for the simple fact of being from Mar del Plata, the town where these awards are held.
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This badge recognizes Dibu, who was in the spotlight during the Qatar 2022 final for his celebrations after winning the title, the same ones that have generated a investigation by FIFA towards the AFA.