Argentina-Netherlands World Cup Match Leaves Fans Hysterical on Twitter
Argentina-Netherlands World Cup Match Leaves Fans Hysterical on Twitter originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago
Another match, another thriller.
Soccer fans were blessed with one more World Cup quarterfinals clash on Friday that left many on the edge of their seats in Qatar and across the world. Lionel Messi and Argentina battled it out on the pitch against the Netherlands in a spicy game that sent Twitter into an absolute frenzy. After the match ended in the second penalty shootout of the day, fans couldn’t contain themselves, and broadcasters were left speechless.
It all started when Argentine legend Messi converted a penalty in the 73rd minute to give his team the 2-0 in the 2nd half.
But the Netherlands quickly responded and scored back-to-back goals to equalize the game 2-2.
Fans immediately took to social media and reacted to the stunning game.
Argentina 2 Netherlands 2 – Wow. Smart, well-worked free-kick. Incredible
— Simon Peach (@SimonPeach) December 9, 2022
Bro this Netherlands vs. Argentina game is insane!!!!
— Ben Wegmann (@benwegmann) December 9, 2022
— POOJA!!! (@PoojaMedia) December 9, 2022
NOT SO EASY NOW IS IT ARGENTINA??
— RedditCFB (@RedditCFB) December 9, 2022
Netherlands since Argentina scored their 2nd goal pic.twitter.com/BZD5jlGmyq
— Footy Humour (@FootyHumour) December 9, 2022
Should just make Netherlands and Argentina fight it out. No extra time. Just a full 11 vs 11 war
— GothamChess (@GothamChess) December 9, 2022
argentina and the netherlands every 4 minutes😭pic.twitter.com/2R0CGhStwk
— 🌹❣️ (@megscedes_) December 9, 2022
To make things even more entertaining in Lusail Stadium, the Dutch bench was cleared after Argentina’s Enzo Fernández kicked the ball directly to the Netherlands bench after a foul on Leandro Paredes.
Once the clip began circulating on the internet, social media had a time.
Huge argument between Argentina players and the Netherlands bench!
— Leo Messi 🔟 (@WeAreMessi) December 9, 2022
The ref just standing there blowing his whistle while the Netherlands bench beats up Argentina 😭
— Logan (@sportswithlogs) December 9, 2022
this Argentina vs Netherlands game is so MESSY, like I can’t stop laughing 😭 like the whole bench got up to fight 😭
— nat. (@nataliaabdull_) December 9, 2022
I was neutral until Argentina drilled the ball into the bench. This game has been a demonstration of karma in real time.
— Will Baizer (@WillBaizer) December 9, 2022
Still cant stop laughing at this Netherlands vs Argentina match. Like the whole bench got up to fight 😂
— Tahj Kior (@ForeverTahj) December 9, 2022
Even Buffalo Wild Wings got in on the action.
got a little spicy there
— Buffalo Wild Wings (@BWWings) December 9, 2022
Argentina went on to defeat the Netherlands 4-3 in penalty kicks and book their ticket to the World Cup semifinals. This marks Messi’s second World Cup semifinals appearance.
🥳 ¡GRÍTALO ARGENTINA!
🤩 ¡CELÉBRENLO POR TODO LO ALTO, HINCHAS ALBICELESTES!
🇦🇷 #Messi y #ARG están en las semifinales de la #FIFAWorldCup de #Qatar2022 #MundialTelemundo #ElMundialLoEsTodo #NEDvsARG pic.twitter.com/UiaYOCQ9j5
— Telemundo Deportes (@TelemundoSports) December 9, 2022
Messi and Argentina are World Cup semi-finalists! ✋🤚 pic.twitter.com/sHDzEDXzZL
— UEFA Champions League (@ChampionsLeague) December 9, 2022
Yea nobody’s been able to stop Messi tonight.
— 𝐀𝐅𝐂 𝐀𝐉𝐀𝐗 💎 (@TheEuropeanLad) December 9, 2022
Stadium is going crazy & it’s all Argentina fans 😨 pic.twitter.com/n6iekdEXim
— Chad Johnson (@ochocinco) December 9, 2022
Argentina winning and Brazil losing on the same day, the entire country of Argentina is just gonna disconnect from Earth and float into outer space
— Rodger Sherman (@rodger) December 9, 2022
That moment when you’re in the Buenos Aires airport and Argentina wins their quarterfinal match. pic.twitter.com/urBPsMV7AC
— James Skoufis (@JamesSkoufis) December 9, 2022
Now, Argentina will turn their attention to their semifinals clash against Croatia, which is scheduled to kick off on Tuesday, Dec. 13 at 2 p.m. ET.