Argentine star Lionel Messi has put a local anchor in a dilemma after the latter promised she would put Shuma on her body if her country qualified for the World Cup.
Argentina needed to beat Ecuador in Quito, the capital of the latter, to keep their hopes alive to qualify for the World Cup or even to play in the annex to the champions of Oceania, with the other results served by Messi. Chile lost to Brazil three, to accompany Brazil, Uruguay and Colombia to the World Cup finals.
"If Argentina qualifies, I will put a shampoo on my body," wrote the famous announcer Evana Nadal on her front page on the "Ingram" before the game. In reference to the difficulty of the Argentine mission to qualify for the World Cup, with increasing criticism against the team of coach Jorge Sampaoli, especially after failing to win four consecutive games.