Lisandro Martínez’s reaction when talking about the “Argentine” ovation that Manchester United fans gave him

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Based on effort and good performances, Lisandro Martinez He quickly entered the heart of a public as demanding and needy as Manchester United. Despite the rivalry that exists between the English and the Argentines, the central defender who emerged from the Newell’s academy is one of the most valued elements since the Dutchman Erik Ten Hag took over as coach.

Argentina Argentina!”the fans of the Red Devils shout in the stands at each intervention of Martínez, who is one of the fixed pieces in Lionel Scaloni’s list for the Qatar 2022 World Cup. About this incipient idolatry that he generated in Mancunian land, he declared: “I thank the fans very much for the support.”

The journalist who interviewed him after the away victory against Sheriff FC of Moldova in the Europa League told him: “You became a fan favourite. Manchester United fans already love you. Songs from Argentina are heard all the time, how does that make you feel? And he replied: “I am very happy and a little surprised about that. But at the same time I feel very proud because coming to the best club in the world and having people sing ‘Argentina, Argentina’ is incredible”.

In yesterday’s session, Cristiano Ronaldo converted his first goal of the season. As a penalty, the Portuguese broke the drought and contributed to the victory of his team. Martinez, who had a connection with a fantastic assist for CR7 that almost ended in a goal, he referred to his partner: “We know what it is Cristiano Ronaldo, how big it is. It is very important for us. That he scored tonight, for his confidence and for the team”.

Lisandro celebrates Cristiano Ronaldo’s goal with the Portuguese (Reuters / Peter Cziborra) (PETER CZIBORRA /)

United recovered after the loss at home in the debut against Real Sociedad and showed their head in Group E of the Europa League. As for the Premier, another match was postponed again: the one corresponding to the eighth day against Leeds United in Old Trafford (The same thing had already happened with Date 7 in its entirety due to the death of Queen Elizabeth II).

So Lisandro Martínez’s next activity will be with the jersey of the Argentine national team, which will visit the United States to play friendlies against Honduras (on Friday 9/23 at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami) and Jamaica (on Tuesday 9/27 at the Red Bull New York Arena).


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