Kun Agüero was very hard on Messi and Lautaro Martínez after Argentina’s defeat
The former Manchester City striker now occupies another role off the pitch, and targeted his former teammate.
A little over a year ago, the world was shocked by the surprise retirement of Sergio Agüero. At 33 years old, Kun had to hang up his boots due to heart disease while playing for FC Barcelona and had to readapt his life. Currently it is normal to see him sitting in a huge video game chair, Streaming and reacting to internet videos or live matches.
Parallel to the Qatar 2022 World Cup, the former Independiente striker had a controversy on his live, where he harshly criticized the Argentine Football Association for not allowing him to enter the concentration of the team led by Lionel Scaloni, despite the fact that he had previously stated that He wanted to enjoy his first World Cup match from the stands to experience it as a fan.
Following this controversial line, the former Atlético Madrid appeared on the sports network ESPN with other journalists and attacked one of his former teammates, such as Lautaro Martínez, with heavy ammunition. Many were surprised by this and try to justify it with the fact that the Inter striker kept his old position in Argentina, including when both shared concentration.
The ‘Bull’ is Scaloni’s 9 since he took office in 2018. For this reason he started in the debut against Saudi Arabia, and will continue in the team to face Mexico, this Saturday at 4:00 p.m. in Argentina. But Sergio Agüero unexpectedly stressed that “the game was not for Lautaro”. His phrase quickly went viral and generated all kinds of comments.
Agüero’s numbers with the Argentine National Team
Kun is a historical player in the Albiceleste team, where he played 101 games in his entire career and scored 41 goals, being the second historical scorer behind only Lionel Messi. In addition, he won the Under 20 World Cups in 2005 and also in 2007. He made his debut at the age of 18 with Alfio Basile and his last was during the 2021 Copa América, where he closed his champion’s career.