This Thursday the Argentine team beat Ecuador 1-0 at the start of the Conmebol qualifiers for the 2026 World Cup. The match was very fought for almost the entire course, until a great goal from Lionel Messi from a free kick He gave the three points to the Albiceleste team.
This incredible execution by the Argentine captain from about 30 meters away generated excitement not only among the almost 80,000 Argentines present at the Monumental stadium. If not even to the reporters and journalists present, especially Juan Pablo Varskywho commented on the match for the Directv Sports network.
Varsky’s emotion was so great that he uttered a very Argentine insult in the middle of the broadcast for Messi’s goal. “What a son of a bitch he is, what a son of a bitch he is.”launched the journalist while laughing and watching how he celebrated his country’s eleventh.
Varsky also finished off the broadcast by saying: “How many goals did he score like that? Thousands. Sorry Leo, I love you, but you’re a son of a bitch,” the Argentine said.
Faced with this situation, Varsky came out to clarify on his X account (former Twitter) that the insult came from his soul and that they should not take it personally. He also apologized to Celia, Messi’s mother, and to his entire family. “Sorry Messi family. Don’t take it personally Celia. She came out of my soul”wrote.
Juan Pablo Varsky has been a sports commentator for almost 20 years and in the past He has already had some exciting moments that have made him break protocol as far as a transmission is concerned. Especially with plays by Lionel Messi and the Argentine team.
Perhaps the most remembered, that goal by Messi against Athletic Club de Bilbao in 2015 when the Argentine eluded four rivals and defined the goalkeeper’s right post in an almost impossible way. On that occasion Varsky interrupted the excited rapporteur to acclaim: “na, stop fucking around, stop fucking around”, after Lionel’s incredible play.
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