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    Javier Mascherano talks about his fight with Cristian Pavon after Croatia


    Argentina’s dressing room bust-up after Croatia

    Are Argentina going out of the World Cup at the group phase?

    After two matches in Russia, Argentina are yet to have scored a win.

    They drew their opener against Iceland. Leo Messi missed a second half penalty.

    The South Americans were then humiliated against Croatia on Thursday night. Croatia won the match 3-0.

    Argentina need to beat Nigeria in their final match to have a chance of making the las-16. But will they do that?

    On Saturday rumours have spread of a dressing room bust-up after the Croatia defeat.

    ‘Cristian Pavon fights Javier Mascherano’

    The source of the bust-up is Argentine coach Ricardo Caruso Lombardi.

    Video footage is spreading across all social media sites of what Lombardi said after the Croatia defeat.

    According to his sources, there was a fight in the locker room after the game involving Cristian Pavon and Javier Mascherano.

    The story goes that Mascherano turned on goalie Willy Caballero after the Croatia game. The Chelsea keeper was reportedly torn into for his error which lead to the first goal.

    But Pavon wasn’t having Mascherano shouting at Caballero. So the youngster reportedly stepped in, Mascherano called him a “baby, and a fight broke out.

    Mascherano talks about the Pavon fight

    So did the fight actually happen?

    Mascherano has fuelled the rumours appearing in a fresh video with Pavon from the training camp.

    In the video Mascherano turns to Pavon to say “they say you f***** me up”.

    Mascherano seemed to be having a joke about the rumour. But was he…

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