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Video: Lisandro Martinez in weird interaction with obsessive celebrity after World Cup triumph

by Derick Kinoti

Manchester United defender Lisandro Martinez is a World Cup winner!

Lisandro was part of Argentina’s triumphant side that went all the way to the final where they beat a stubborn France side powered by Kylian Mbappe.

Martinez did not feature in the thrilling final, with Lionel Scaloni only deeming him fit for a place on the bench.

The United man played most of the Albiceleste’s campaign and came up with a few crucial moments during the tournament leading to the final.

After the final, an emotional Martinez posed for pictures with his family and Argentine teammates.

The United centre-back was elated after the victory which saw him get one over his club defensive partner and World Cup winner himself, Raphael Varane.

However, Martinez’s interaction with renowned celebrity chef, Salt Bae, during the celebrations has attracted criticism and even fury from a section of football supporters.

Nusret Gokce, better known as Salt Bae, somehow gained access to the pitch at Lusail Stadium and was captured in a video alongside Martinez grabbing the trophy in what could only be described as an awkward interaction.

Salt Bae remained on the pitch with the Argentina players and broke FIFA’s strict rules on individuals allowed to touch the trophy.

In addition to United’s Argentinian “butcher”, the Turkish butcher also found himself in a similarly weird interaction with Lionel Messi, who seemed annoyed when the chef tapped his shoulder.

Messi proceeded to blank him, only granting him a half-hearted acknowledgement.

Gokce is a known close friend of FIFA President Gianni Infantino.

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