Madness in England for Lisandro Martínez: special song, giant Argentine flag and an unusual nickname at Manchester United

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Lisandro Martinez was once again a fundamental piece in the Man Utdwho won by the minimum West Ham with goal of Marcus Rashfordby the date 14 of the premier league. The Red Devils continue to climb positions and are now in fifth place.

As happened midweek in the win against FC Sheriff for the Europa League, which allowed him to qualify for the next round, the Argentine defender was once again chosen among the starters by coach Erik ten Hag and did an outstanding job who got all the applause Old Trafford.

With Licha on the pitch, United barely lost a match out of 15 played. Even the next match on Thursday against Real Sociedad, if the Manchester team win they will qualify as leaders in their group and will advance directly to the round of 16 (if they remain second, they will go to the 16th).

Personally, the footballer of the Argentine national team only lost one of the six duels he played in this Sunday’s victory, he had three clearances, four interceptions (dueling won) and did not commit infractions. Furthermore, with 58 accurate passes, he became the player with the highest passing efficiency (92%), according to Sudanalytics and Dataref.

The nickname that Manchester United fans gave Lisandro Martínez (@DaytrippingRed)

However, it was not only these numbers that led him to be a trend in social networks, but a imposing flag of Argentina Manchester United fans dedicated to him with an image of his unusual nickname: The Butcher (“The Butcher”, in English). The giant curtain was exhibited through the streets of the city and the butcher knife, Due to his brave way of playing, he went viral.

But the devotion of the English supporters does not end there, since during this game and the previous two against Everton and Tottenha, they sang on several occasions “Argentina Argentina”. In fact, this Sunday the Manchester United official account He published a photo of himself with the national flag and the message: “Argentina! Argentina! Argentina!”, along with an emoji of a heart.

manchester united reaction by lisandro martinez
This is how the official Manchester United account reacted after another great performance by Lisandro Martínez (@ManUtd)

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