“What are you looking at, idiot?”: Lionel Messi’s catchphrase that is causing anger in Argentina is reflected in a tattoo
What nonsense are you looking at? A phrase that symbolized Argentina’s star Lionel Messi After a quarter-final battle where Argentina beat their opponents from the Netherlands on penalties at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
when The PSG star was in an interview with Argentinian TV station TYC Sports and you can see how he turns around and utters this phrase: “What are you looking at, idiot? Anda Balla Bobo”, addressed to the Netherlands striker, Wood Wekhorst.
“I wanted to shake hands with Messi after the game. I have a lot of respect for him as a footballer. But he threw my hand away and said he didn’t want to talk to me. My Spanish wasn’t very good, but he said disrespectful things to me, which was disappointing,” Wekhorst admitted.
The phrase is immortal
The quote has gone viral to the extent that Messi’s iconic response has spawned memes. But now there are people who want to capture it on their skin and keep it forever.
TYC Sports posted a picture on its Instagram account where you can see the tattoo done by tattoo artist Boris Kibot., and which phrase ¿¿qué mirás bobo? Apart from Messi’s coach of the Netherlands, Louis van Gaaland his assistant Edgar Davids.
Argentina has accused the Netherlands coach of disrespecting the national team Ahead of the quarter-final clash, the battle itself ended hotly and the South Americans taunted the Europeans during the penalty shoot-out.
The ‘Albiceleste’ will soon forget that controversial issue and prepare to face surprise Croatia in the semi-finals next Tuesday, December 13.This comes on the heels of Brazil’s quarter-final elimination.