Ahn Jung-hwan “Messi, the god of soccer” highly praised (MBC)

Argentina won 3-0 against Croatia in the semi-finals of the 2022 Qatar World Cup held at Lusail Stadium on the 14th.

Lionel Messi recorded goals and assists, respectively, and played an active role, rising to the top of the score and the top of the assist in this tournament.

On this day, MBC caster Kim Na-jin, An Jeong-hwan Ahn, and Seo Hyeong-wook came out to broadcast. Prior to the game, commentator Ahn Jung-hwan said, “Argentina’s Messi and Croatia’s Modric are continuing their last dance. I’m looking forward to which of the two’s last dance will lead to the final stage.”

Messi’s performance in the match was overwhelming. In the 34th minute of the first half, Álvarez got a chance to take a penalty kick, and Messi took the lead and Argentina took a 1-0 lead. Messi scored his 11th World Cup goal, making history with the most goals ever scored by an Argentine player, and with his 5th goal in this World Cup, he tied for the top scorer with France’s Mbappe. Commentator Ahn Jung-hwan said, “I want to add a ‘b’ to Messi’s name. as ‘Messen’. That’s why I think he is a player who fits well with the word ‘god of football’.”

In the 38th minute of the first half, Argentina counterattacked again, and Alvarez’s right-footed shot split Croatia’s goal again, making it 2-0. At the beginning of the second half, Croatia threw a game-changer by changing the attacking line, but it was not easy to come back, and in the 12th minute of the second half, Argentina scored an additional goal and faced a more difficult situation. Argentina’s third goal in the match was assisted by Messi’s pass, followed by Alvarez’s shot.

Argentina’s defense also shone. Commentator Ahn Jung-hwan said, “The Argentine players, who continue to press even though they are winning, are playing really tremendously.” It seems to have definitely worked as a medicine today. He acknowledged his organizational power, saying, “I am not vigilant until the end and I am running tremendously.”

The match ended 3-0 as it was, 토토 and Messi was able to continue the last dance on the stage of the 2022 Qatar World Cup finals. Commentator Ahn Jung-hwan said, “We can see Messi’s last World Cup match one more time as a final match. The World Cup is not over yet. I hope you will enjoy it with us until the end.”

The semi-final match between France and Morocco, where another finalist team will face Argentina, will be broadcast live on MBC from 3 a.m. on the 15th, with casters Na-Jin Kim, Ahn Jung-Hwan, and Seo Hyung-Wook as commentators.