Brazil head coach Tite said he was told to shut up by Argentina captain Lionel Messi in the friendly clash between the South American rivals.
Following Argentina’s victory against Brazil,MESSI has been under attack from Brazil head coach following the insult he claimed to have gotten from the Argentina forward.
MESSI was once again on target for Argentina as He took his said through a 1-0 victory.
Messi and Tite exchanged words in the opening half, with the Barcelona superstar seen putting his fingers to his lips as the Brazil boss complained to the referee.
“I complained because he [Messi] should have been shown a yellow card and he told me to shut my mouth and I told him to shut his mouth,” Tite said. “And that was it.”
Tite added: “I don’t want to answer anymore on it. You need a strong referee because he’ll swallow you… It should have been a card, I was right to complain.”
Messi’s goal condemned Brazil – who have struggled since lifting the Copa America trophy – to their fifth consecutive match without victory.