So its all set then, Argentina re set to face Netherlands in the semi finals of the FIFA World Cup 2014 after the Albiceleste edged past Belgium by 1-0 thanks to Gonzalo Higuain‘s early snapshot finish. Lionel messi‘s case to be compared with the great Diego Maradona perhaps is just two games away. Elswhere, Netherlands had to go to penalties to see off Costa Rica as super sub Tim Krul saved two penalties to send Louis Van Gaal’s side through to the last four.
As a sizzling Latin America against European encounter is to be served on the plate at the Arena Corinthians in Sao Paulo, we provide our readers with the Twitter reactions ahead of what promises to be an enthralling clash.
Can Messi carry it for two more games? Time to be an immortal
— Ben Smith (@BenSmithBBC) July 6, 2014
Sadly Marc Wilmots’ side didn’t give enough to the Albiceleste
— Colin Fernandes (@colinfernandes) July 6, 2014
Sadly, we won’t have one of two in the final if both Brazil and Argentine qualify
This final was supposed to be Neymar v. Messi, show some respect
— Assis (@alexisanass) July 6, 2014
He looks so adorable, doesn’t he
Messi celebrating qualification for World Cup semis pic.twitter.com/QN0kKeFX6b
— Leo Messi 10 (@aldobarcelona03) July 6, 2014
Some thing never change!
— Jeremy Stahl (@JeremyStahl) July 5, 2014
Keep believing in the Albicileste
From Maradona to Messi, Argentina is back in the World Cup semifinals for the first time since 1990. pic.twitter.com/KULZekJ8ji
— ESPN (@espn) July 5, 2014
One man however satnds in the way
Louis van Gaal – that substitution pretty much won them the game! Incredible stuff!
— Rahul Menon (@Brootlu) July 6, 2014
Ladies and Gentleman, I present you Louis Van Gaal
Van Gaal be like. pic.twitter.com/LR4203zS8E
— Janni Bellorín. (@JanniBv_) July 6, 2014
— Wan Hanif Fauzi (@Wanhaniffauzi) July 5, 2014