Argentina have overcome the odds to get to the Environment Cup remaining.
After losing 2-1 to Saudi Arabia in their opening fixture, the odds ended up stacked in opposition to La Albiceleste if they had been to attain the latter phases of the competitiveness. Speculation was rife around whether head coach Lionel Scaloni was out of his depth, and no matter if Argentina have been improper to nevertheless be relying on 35-12 months-previous Lionel Messi.
Argentina defied expectations to get the place they are now. Now, however, they must deal with their most important obstacle of all: beating the legedary Drake curse.
Drake may possibly be just one of the largest stars in the tunes business, but the man simply just does not know ball. Each workforce the rapper backs to be successful invariably ends up slipping limited – most not too long ago Canada, who, next the ringing endorsement of their country’s greatest cultural export, picked up zero points and went out at the team stage.
Now, Drake has thrown his help behind Argentina. In a online video posted on the net, the 36-12 months-previous can be heard declaring: “I am going to acquire Argentina, he’ll get France. That will be a vibe,” in reference to who will be backing which facet out of him and a buddy.
Could he have just ruined Messi’s probabilities of lifting his initially Globe Cup?
In addition to his unsuccessful footballing predictions, Drake also lost more than $2m betting on former UFC winner Israel Adesanya to protect his title in opposition to Alex Pereira.
He also lost $649,000 on an accumulator in which he predicted Barcelona to conquer Real Madrid in El Clasico before in the time.
Time will explain to no matter if Messi and Argentina can elevate the Environment Cup – but if they do not, blame Drake.