Lionel Messi: Peter Drury’s Epic Commentary for Argentina Star’s Goal Versus Mexico Goes Viral

Lionel Messi: Peter Drury’s Epic Commentary for Argentina Star’s Goal Versus Mexico Goes Viral

  • Peter Drury has once again left football fans in awe after his commentary of Lionel Messi’s goal for Argentina against Mexico
  • The Argentine phenomenon scored a stunning goal as Argentina recorded their first win in Qatar
  • The South Americans still have to play Poland in their final group fixture, knowing that a win could guarantee them the top spot

Football commentator Peter Drury produced yet another epic narration of Lionel Messi's stunning goal against Mexico on Saturday night.

Messi delivered a magnificent performance as Argentina thumped the North American country 2-0 in a Group C cracker.

The 35-year-old scored a screamer from outside the box just after the hour mark, then provided an assist for Enzo Fernandez who curled the ball into the top right corner three minutes from time.

Peter Drury, Lionel Messi, Argentina, Mexico, Qatar, 2022 World Cup
Peter Drury delivered a spine-tingling piece of commentary for Lionel Messi's goal. Photos by Claudio Villa
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The result sees Argentina remain in the tournament having suffered a shock defeat to Saudi Arabia in their World Cup opener.

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Plenty of Argentine fans inside the Lusail Stadium went into delirium as the ball nestled into the far corner of the net.

And so did those watching NBC Sports, as Drury left football fans in awe with his outstanding commentary to describe Messi's goal.

The British commentator delivered an instant classic moment after Messi netted his second goal in Qatar.

He said via SportBible: That's what they came for. The Magic Man!' One more Messi moment and Argentina are alive."
"They give thanks that he is one of them. "How often have they said that prayer of thanks? How often have we seen those bright wide eyes? How often have we seen the face of opponents, the dismay that he should come and scar them?"

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Who is Peter Drury?

Drury is widely considered one of the most-eloquent commentators in the football business. The 55-year-old always describes the action in ways that other commentators could only dream of.

He mostly handles the big occasions and perfectly captures iconic and dramatic moments with epic monologues and phrases.

As noted by Marca, the UK born currently works for American broadcast network NBC Sports after spending many years as a Premier League commentator in England.

He relocated to the United States last season.

Mess's wild celebration

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Argentina celebrated wildly for over an hour in the dressing room at the Lusail Stadium following their vital 2-0 win over Mexico on Saturday night.

The South Americans suffered a shock defeat at the hands of minnows Saudi Arabia in their 2022 World Cup opener.

The result invariably ended Argentina's 36-game unbeaten run dating back to 2019, thus putting overwhelming pressure on La Albiceleste in their second group game against Mexico.

Source: Sports Brief News