Goalkeeper MU Messi strike at Argentina Training Session
Manchester United (MU) goalkeeper Sergio Romero was involved in the incident with Lionel Messi in training sessions with the Argentine national team. In preparation ahead of Uruguay and Venezuela in 2018 World Cup qualifying
Argentina is in a complicated situation in the 2018 World Cup qualifying round South America. Currently, Jorge Sampaoli squad is ranked fifth standings. That is, Albiceleste not yet in a safe position to grab tickets to Russia automatically.
In this week, Argentina will face two important matches facing Uruguay and Venezuela. Victory will increase the chances of Argentina to reach tickets to the 2018 World Cup. Therefore, Lionel Messi trained seriously to face the game.
However, there are funny incidents happening during the exercise. The incident involved Messi with Argentina goalkeeper Sergio Romero.
Romero tried to block the ball up, but Messi did not want to lose and want to reach the ball. Instead of a ball that was pushed aside, players who defend MU since 2015 it actually dispels the head of Messi.
Sergio Romero apologized and Lionel Messi reacted with laughter. (AFP)
The incident was certainly not intentional. Romero also apologized to Messi and the Argentine captain reacted with laughter. After that, the exercise went back to normal.
Romero is Argentina’s first choice despite being a reserve at Old Trafford. He had to give up a place in the main team MU to David de Gea.
Argentina will travel to Estadio Centenario to face Uruguay (31/8/2017). After that the Tango team will host Venezuela at Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti (5/9/2017).