Emiliano Martinez reacts to THAT save in the World Cup Final ✋🔥

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Emi Martinez spoke to GOAL about the World Cup Final and gave his thoughts on the save he made to deny France a winning goal in extra time.

In the 120th minute of the match, France’s Randal Kolo Muani was played through on goal to find himself one-on-one with Martinez, with the Argentine producing one of the all-time great saves to deny the striker and the keeper spoke about what he remembers from that moment.

It will definitely be the best save of my career. I couldn’t enjoy the save in the moment because it was a quick counterattack and we nearly scored.

I just remember falling to my knees thinking he [Kolo Muani] should’ve scored!

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Martinez played down what he thought of the save at the time because his Argentina side still had to endure a penalty shootout.

Not for one minute was I thinking about the save I made because I was saying to myself that we haven’t won the game yet. It was only when I saw the media after the game and watched the replay that I realised what I’d done.

No one would remember if we lost that final, but now having that third star and making that last-minute save, people count it as a goal as if I scored it, but with a save.”


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