Messi equals Maradona in World Cup appearances

The meeting between Argentina and Mexico was historic for Lionel

Argentina forward Lionel Messi conquered the national achievement.

The captain of the Argentine team caught up with the legendary Diego Maradona in the matches played at the world championships. The game of the 2nd round of the group tour between Argentina and Mexico was the 21st for Messi in the blue and white shirt.

Note that during the world championship in Qatar, 35-year-old Messi can set a new record achievement in the national team.

The game against the Mexicans was the 167th striker for the Argentina national team. Lionel has 91 goals in his international career.

Recall that during the World Cup in Qatar, Messi has already set one record achievement. The striker became the first Argentina international to score in four different World Cups.

In the first round of the 2022 World Cup, Argentina sensationally lost to Saudi Arabia – 1: 2. Today the team of Lionel Scaloni plays with Mexico, and on November 30 the final match in Quartet C with Poland will take place.

Source: Sportarena

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