Emiliano Martínez and Yerry Mina
in the duel between Everton and Aston Villa.
And, after that
"look what I eat you"
, there was a protocol meeting: it was a warm greeting, with a kiss.
The Argentine goalkeeper and the Colombian defender put aside their differences due to Dibu's attitude in the penalty shootout against Colombia in the semifinals of the
Copa América 2021
and greeted each other like two gentlemen, without quarrels or grudges.
The origin of "look how I eat you, brother"
A moment and a few words were enough for Emiliano Martínez to become a figure of the National Team.
After a year of the famous "look what I eat, brother", the Aston Villa goalkeeper revealed the reason for his attitude in the penalty shootout against Colombia in the semifinals of the Copa América 2021. "They called us cold chests",
said the Argentine goalkeeper.
"At halftime the Colombian players had told us that we were cold chested and that we were losing finals. I took it very personally," said Dibu in the new documentary on the Argentine National Team, a work that shows revealing shots, such as the unmissable video of Messi singing
"Brazil tell me what it feels"
The Colombians' comment referred to the finals they lost in the 2014 World Cup, against Germany, and the two Copa Américas against Chile in 2015 and 2016. "That's why I wanted to
eliminate them at any cost
," added the Colombian. former Arsenal.
And in that definition, prior to the title that broke the drought, Argentina defeated Colombia on penalties and Martínez was key as he stopped the shots from Davinson Sánchez, Mina and Edwin Cardona.
Buendía scored as Aston Villa beat Everton 2-0
In the run-up to The Best
, Dibu Martínez celebrated by beating Everton 2-0.
With a goal from
and great saves from the world champion goalkeeper, Aston Villa celebrated a highly desired victory.
Will it bring you luck for the awards ceremony on Monday?
During the first half, neither team took advantage but the goalkeeper who got the third star did his thing.
With the confidence in the arc that characterizes him, he had two saves worthy of a picture.
When the clock marked 34 minutes, he cleared a header from the Belgian nationalized Senegalese Amadou Mvom Onana in the six-yard box.
With the 1.95 meter height of him, he reached the crossbar and saved the English team.
He also had another great intervention at the end of the PT after a rebound shot from Maupay which he also cleared and allowed Aston Villa to go to the locker room with a clean sheet.
In the second half, joy came for Birmingham
thanks to Watkins' penalty goal
However, after 54 minutes, Dibu collided with a teammate after trying to clear a ball and was left lying on the floor for a while.
Then, after a foul on John McGinn in the area, the British striker defined from the twelve steps strong in the middle and made it 1-0 at Goodison Park.
Of course, the Argentine goalkeeper, in addition to saving the squad on more than one occasion, received a yellow card when, after 76 minutes, the referee of the match, Anthony Taylor, considered that it was taking a long time to make the kick from the goal.
Emiliano Buendía also entered, who had a great afternoon as he scored the winning goal and was decisive, joining the attack and defending when necessary.
Disruptive and agile, the 26-year-old Argentine was the author of the 2-0 that put Aston Villa to celebrate.
Thanks to this result, those led by Unai Emery managed to add a victory after three games without being able to celebrate.
They are currently in 11th place in the table and next Saturday they will face Crystal Palace at 12 noon (Argentina) for Date 26.
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