Video: the “religious” tribute that the AFA dedicated to Messi a month after the world championship

a month of history Consecration of the Argentine National Team in the World Cup in Qatarthe Argentine Football Association (AFA) In addition to honoring Lionel Messi with a controversial character video”religious“, in which a parallelism between Diego Maradona and the “God the Father Almighty”while the rosarino crack was represented as “Jesus Christ, his only son, Our Lord”.

The content was disseminated through the official account of the Argentine team with the message “One month away from this unforgettable World Cup… Let’s believe, let’s always keep believing”. Afterwards, the repercussions of the controversial clip were not long in manifesting, which were reflected in a shower of comments and memes, which of course have Messi as the main protagonist.

“I believe in God the Father, Almighty. Creator of heaven and earth. And in Jesus Christ, his only Son. Our Lord, who was conceived by the work and grace of the Holy Spiritwas born from Santa María Virgen…”, invokes the video that honors the Argentine captain and the selected one month away from the world championship.

It is not the first time that “divine qualities” have been attributed to The fleawho on several occasions was called “Messiah”.

“Messi divine version in Qatar”. Screenshot.

“He suffered under Pontius Pilate, he was crucified, died and was buried, he descended into hell, on the third day he rose from the dead“continues the clip, which appealed to the resource of Catholic iconography to exalt the figure of Lionel Messi.

Although most of the users reacted “favorably” and with humor towards the publication of the AFA, some remarked that the video “he sinned of exclusionary” by not contemplating beliefs outside of Catholicism.

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What ‘Chiqui’ Tapia said about the continuity of Scaloni

The president of the Argentine Football Association (AFA), Claudio Tapia, assured that the coach of the Argentine national team, lionel scaloniwill sign your renewal in the post because “it’s what both parties want and what they agreed to.”

“I know that as soon as he comes (to Buenos Aires) he will sign his contract and the coaching staff that gave us so much joy will continue because it is what we all want and for which we committed ourselves. Both the Gringo and I, to continue together and with this project, which is also that of the players”, Tapia expressed, almost like a wish for the future.

Chiqui Tapia Lionel Scaloni
Chiqui Tapia with Lionel Scaloni. PHOTO: Twitter

In turn, he explained that the renewal would be on track, but there are minor details to polish for when they meet: “When Scaloni returns, who is now on vacation and enjoying his family, we will sit down and finish what needs to be finished. We are both men of our word and we gave it to each other. Sometimes there are minor issues that need to be discussed and it is the only thing that is missing“.

“It is what we all want: the players, the coach, the president of the AFA, the leaders of the Executive Committee and for that very reason as soon as he comes, we’ll sit down and sign the contract“, specified Tapia, assessing the estimate of the players for Scaloni throughout the project that began after the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

A few days ago, the coach expressed that there was a very good relationship with the highest authority of the AFA but that they had to come together to close several issues: “I hope to sit down with the president when I return to Buenos Aires. I have the best relationship with him and he will I appreciate the opportunity he gave me to have been in charge of the National Team. We’ll announce what has to be.”


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