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Messi taunts Mina with “dance now” following botched penalty kick

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Bags of entertainment at the Copa America

Argentina v Colombia: Semifinal - Copa America Brazil 2021 Photo by Alexandre Schneider/Getty Images

Sometimes it's just nice to see a more laid-back personality really let it loose from time to time. During Argentina’s lovely win over Colombia in the Copa America semi-finals, we were treated to a bit of spicy trash talk between former Barcelona teammates Lionel Messi and Yerry Mina.

The Colombian is known for dancing after scoring goals and performed his trademark moves after scoring a penalty in the win over Uruguay. Argentina’s goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez made sure to talk that good trash to Mina before he even took the penalty.

“You’re nervous, huh? I can tell you’re nervous. I know where you’re going to shoot. Watch and see how I’m going to eat you up. Remember, I’m going to eat you up.”

Martinez | Source

After the penalty was saved, we were treated to some lovely footage of Messi shouting at Mina to “Dance now, go on, dance now, dance now!”. You love to see the fire from Messi. Hopefully, we’ll see more of that Saturday in the final against Brazil.