Lionel Messi Scared After Saudi Arabia Player Threatened Him During Match 

By: Remin Chacko Image credit: Google

Argentina had its opening match with Saudi Arabia on Tuesday. Ali Al-Bulayhi slapped Messi's back and said “you will not win” after they scored two goals.

The seven time Ballon d'or winner Lionel Messi taking part in the world cup opened the scoring from 12 yards for Argentina.

After dominating the first half of the group C clash in Doha, Lionel Scalonis' side struggled after the break.

Saleh Alshehri equalized the score with 48 minutes played before Salem Al Dawsari magnificent effort from the edge of the box made the score 2-1.

Moments after the second goal Al-Hilal defender Ali Al-Bulayhi slapped Messi's back and had a serious word with the argentine.

Messi, who looked baffled throughout the ordeal, eventually started laughing after what he said to him. Was this an attempt to intimidate him or making fun?

Saudi Arabia went to defend their slender 2-1 lead and after the full time whistle Messi admitted that they can have “no excuse” after the shock defeat.

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After the loss Messi said we have no excuse. They are going to be stronger and united. The Argentine team is strong and they have shown it.

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