Tyson defends Messi… from Canelo’s attack!

American boxing legend Mike Tyson has expressed his desire to return to the boxing arena to protect Argentina captain Lionel Messi after being threatened by Mexican boxer Saul Alvarez.

Messi came under heavy attack from renowned Mexican boxer Saul Alvarez “Canelo” as the Argentine star celebrated his 2-0 victory over Mexico last Saturday, in the second round of the 2022 World Cup group stage in Qatar. .

And Messi appeared in a video clip circulated on social media during the locker room celebration, singing while kicking something on the ground with his boot, and it looked like he was kicking the Mexico national team jersey or T-shirt. the flag that was on the ground, which angered the Mexican boxer.

And Alvarez tweeted through his account: “Did you see Messi mopping the floor with our t-shirt and our flag?”

And the Mexican hero added: “It’s better for him to pray to God that I don’t find him, just as I respect Argentina, he should respect Mexico.”

Tyson commented during statements covered by the British newspaper The Telegraph: “I heard a man called Alvarez Canelo threaten Messi.”

He added: “I think that this boxer, if he dares to touch him, I will have to get back in the ring.”

And Messi has previously appeared in a Mike Tyson t-shirt in 2013 as an expression of his intense love for the American boxer, which happened on the part of many football stars such as the Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo.

It is noteworthy that Mike Tyson announced his retirement from boxing in 2005 after 58 fights, during which he scored 50 victories, including becoming the youngest boxer in history to win the World Heavyweight Championship at the age of 20 years, 4 months and 22 days. .

Source: agencies

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