Sergio Aguero has explained what led to the tunnel row between Argentina captain Lionel Messi and Netherlands striker Wout Weghorst.
The South American champions advanced to the FIFA World Cup semi-finals after defeating the Dutch on penalties.
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The were a few a fiery moments during encounter, which spilled over to the tunnel where Messi and Weghorst clashed in the tunnel.
Aguero was in attendance at Lusail Iconic Stadium and witnessed the entire incident after Messi labelled the Dutch striker a 'dummy'.
“We were just starting to enter the dressing room when this big guy (Weghorst) started to shout ‘hey, hey, Messi.'," Aguero said, as per the Mirror.
“Leo turned around to look at him and said what he said.
“The guy then told him ‘come here and say that.’ So I jumped in there and told him to shut up.
“I said ‘why are you talking to Messi like that?’ He then said to me ‘don’t tell me to shut up.’
“It was a hot moment so I said ‘ok, it’s over. Go away. Shake my hand and good luck’.”
Argentina will face 2018 World Cup finalists Croatia in the first semi-final this week.
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