World Cup: Watch Moment Mexican Star Took His Son To Meet Messi After Defeat to Argentina

World Cup: Watch Moment Mexican Star Took His Son To Meet Messi After Defeat to Argentina

Heartwarming video has emerged on social media where Mexico international Andrés Guardado was spotted taking his son to the dressing room to meet Lionel Messi.

The adorable moment happened after the Real Betis star and his teammates lost against Argentina in their second group game at the ongoing 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

Guardado however decided to fulfill the dream of his son by taking him to Messi and the Paris Saint-Germain star was also happy to see the little boy.

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Andrés Guardado and Lionel Messi in action at the World Cup. Photo by Claudio Villa
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Interestingly, Messi scored one of the two goals that gave Argentina a 2-0 win over Mexico on Saturday night, 26 November.

When did Messi score?

The first half of the encounter ended in a goalless draw before Messi opened the scoring in the 64th minute and in the 87th minute, Enzo Fernandes netted the second.

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Argentina went into this game after their shocking opening defeat against Saudi Arabia and they needed to redeem themselves.

Watch Guardado's son below

Meanwhile, Andrés Guardado currently plays for Real Betis and has featured in 148 games for the Spanish side netting 28 goals.

Lionel Messi’s promise to fans

Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how Lionel Messi's powerful message after Argentina's shock defeat to Saudi Arabia in their World Cup Group C opener has re-emerged.

La Albilecest were condemned to a 2-1 surprise loss by the Middle East football minnows, with Messi scoring the consolation from the penalty spot.

Speaking after the match, the Paris Saint-Germain star made a promise to fans, vowing not to let them down.

And Messi fulfilled that when Argentina took on Mexico in their second Group C clash as he inspired his side to a 2-0 crucial win over Mexico on Saturday, November 26.

Having lost their group opener against Saudi Arabia, Argentina needed nothing short of a win against Mexico to avoid early elimination from the tournament.

The clash looked set to end in a barren draw after both sides failed to find the back of the net after more than an hour of intense action.

However, Messi produced a moment of magic shortly after the hour-mark to help keep Argentina's World Cup hopes alive.