Dibu Martínez’s confession about the World Cup final: “I didn’t realize it”

the archer emiliano martinez I’m sure he didn’t realize at the time it happened, the value of his save against the Frenchman Randal Kolo Muani in the last play of the final of the World Cup Qatar 2022 which was essential for the Argentine national team keep the title.

I didn’t realize the value it had because it was fast. I remember that we came out quickly to the counterattack that we had in the last one to win it with Lautaro (Martínez) at the head. I couldn’t appreciate it the way I appreciated it when he won the final. The first thing that was seen was that“, said between laughs the Aston Villa goalkeeper, who feels very grateful for the recognition.

The days go by, I see the shortcut and it excites you. Sometimes it fits you, sometimes it doesn’t, but that, in a final of the world, things work out for you is beautiful,” she said.

He drawing He detailed how that play was also in his head: “It was a fast play, dirty too. When Muani has left, it’s a bit diagonal. I said, ‘OK, I’ll slow him down.’ from above. I had to give him an angle so that his last vision is the near post. Then I played with my hand and foot, praying ‘please hit me'”.

Finally, the archer who became one of the great figures of Argentina He expressed that he wanted me to hit him in the face or wherever: “I wanted him to hit me in the face, I didn’t care where. I wanted him to hit me. That’s the only thing I ask of you.” forward”.