Boxing champion Canelo Alvarez has sensationally threatened Argentine football star Lionel Messi over an alleged gesture of disrespect of Mexico's national jersey.

Messi is regarded as the best football player in the world, 

Now that Argentina has defeated Mexico 2-0 at the FIFA World Cup on Sunday, a fantastic dispute has broken out between the two sporting legends.

Canelo claims that Messi can be seen in the video stamping or kicking on a jersey for the Mexican national team that was obviously given to him by an opposition player.

Messi sits on a bench and takes off his boots, a Mexican shirt being seen near his feet.

Did you notice Messi mopping the floor while wearing our shirt and flag?," Alvarez tweeted.

"He better pray to God that I don't find him.

"Just like I respect Argentina, he has to respect Mexico! I'm not talking about the country as a whole, just about the bullshit that Messi did."

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