Argentina’s coronation in Qatar was marked by too many favorable refereeing decisions in the eyes of Diego Lugano, the former captain of the Uruguayan selection.
Argentina’s victory at the World Cup was accompanied by many controversies. Whether during the four weeks of competition or after the coronation, a consequence in particular of the provocations of Emiliano Martinez. And five months later, the Albiceleste faces new charges, this time issued by Diego Lugano, the former captain of Uruguay.
Because for the former Parisian, there is no doubt that Argentina was favored by the arbitration body, the armed wing of Fifa. “Argentina was helped to become world champion. There is no doubt that they helped them. They had their merits, but out of the five penalties they got, no one doubts that they weren’t totally winning.” entrusted Diego Lugano to Futbol por Corve.
Messi’s huge impact
” It is a fact, he continued before toning down his remarks somewhat. It’s also a credit to Messi, who has a huge global impact. Do you think FIFA doesn’t see it and use it? It is also the merit of Argentina, who knew how to take advantage of it. »
Diego Lugano is not the first to point the finger at the favorable decisions that Argentina have benefited from on their way to the coronation. “After what happened yesterday with Messi, they are sending an Argentinian to referee us…I’m willing to bet Argentina will be world champions,” had also plagued Pepe after the elimination of Portugal in the quarter-finals.