Argentina talisman Lionel Messi was reportedly involved in a tunnel fight with Uruguay and Paris Saint-Germain forward Edinson Cavani during the two sides’ international friendly at the Bloomfield Stadium in Tel Aviv, Israel. The incident took place after the duo were involved in an on-field altercation as well and were separated by Diego Godin.
As per reports from ESPN (via Goal), the two players were involved in a fight in the tunnel during half-time. The report claims that Messi’s Barcelona teammate Luis Suarez had to intervene, who then separated the two players. The encounter finished 2-2 after the Argentine star’s injury-time equaliser from the spot.
💥 A fight took place between Cavani and Messi in the tunnel. Suàrez intervened and separated the two players.
💥 Cavani asked Messi for a fight and the Argentine captain replied “Whenever you want”
— HARDWORKING LASTBORN (@Wolveking24) November 18, 2019
📰 — A fight took place between Cavani and Messi in the tunnel. Suàrez intervened and separated the two players. [espn] pic.twitter.com/nTIMM085z2
— Barca Universal (@BarcaUniversal) November 18, 2019
Leo and Cavani apparently had a quarrel in the tunnel at HT https://t.co/0vRrKNrDDT
— 🎗 (@MessiTheory) November 18, 2019
Messi and Cavani throwing hands in the tunnel i’m hearing🤣🤣
— Prime⚓️ (@Messiopath) November 18, 2019