The world's greatest soccer player catapulted his country to the World Cup final Wednesday as Lionel Messi and Argentina edged out Netherlands 4-2 in a penalty shootout win.
Argentina will take on Germany for global supremacy on Sunday.
The NFL community was watching the semifinal match as well. Here are some of the best tweets about the game:
Argentina playing with fire.â Greg Little (@Str8UpGlittle) July 9, 2014
SHOOTOUT!!! #WorldCupâ Pierre Thomas (@Pierre_Thomas) July 9, 2014
The goaltender for Argentina is a beast great first stop and messi comes in and makes first kick to set the toneâ Roddy White (@roddywhiteTV) July 9, 2014
To be honest I had no clue who messi was before this but homie is nice Iâm a fanâ James Johnson (@52JMJ) July 9, 2014
A shootout deciding a game is equivalent of saying, "You guys played this game for 120 minutes, but now we're gonna play a new game for 5.â Tom Crabtree (@itsCrab) July 9, 2014
0 saves for Netherlands Cillessen Tim Krul, substitute goalie for Jasper Cillessen in Costa Rica game had to be dying watching from benchâ Jay Feely (@jayfeely) July 9, 2014
What a game. I had a blast watching it. Let's go Argentina. Let's Gooooo. World Cup Finals Here we come. #Messiâ TY Hilton (@TYHilton13) July 9, 2014
Argentina versus Germany in the World Cup final!â Brendon Ayanbadejo (@brendon310) July 9, 2014