FIFA World Cup 2022: Lionel Messi runs at the speed of a leopard and dodges and scores a stormy goal, watch video
FIFA World Cup 2022: In the FIFA World Cup 2022 being played in Qatar, the Round of 16 knockout match was played between Argentina and Australia late on Saturday night.
FIFA World Cup 2022: In the FIFA World Cup 2022 being played in Qatar, the Round of 16 knockout match was played between Argentina and Australia late on Saturday night. Which Argentina won by a score of 2-1 and confirmed their place in the quarter-finals. Captain Lionel Messi scored an important goal in this victory of Argentina. Along with this, he also achieved many records in his name. This was Messi’s first goal in a knockout match.
Messi scored in the first half
Talking about the match between Australia and Argentina, it was Messi who scored the first goal for his country in the 35th minute of the first half. This gave Argentina a 1-0 lead. This goal was very interesting and still no one is able to forget it. In fact, in the 35th minute of the match, the ball went outside the boundary, after which Argentina got a throw. On this, the player threw the ball to the second player of Argentina, while passing, the ball reached Messi. Although there were four players in front of him, Messi moved his feet at high speed to break through and dazzled everyone and put the ball directly into the goal post. At the same time, after Messi’s goal, the whole stadium was filled with noise.
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Julian Alvarez scored in the second half
In the second half, Julian Alvarez scored the second goal in the 57th minute. At the same time, in the 77th minute, Argentina’s Enzo Fernandes scored a self-goal. Due to this, Australia’s account got 1 goal. Although at one time it seemed that the match would go out of Argentina’s hands when during the injury time the Australian team made a strong effort and took the ball close to the goal post but There the Argentine goalkeeper stood like a rock and stopped the ball. As soon as it stopped, there was a wave of happiness on the faces of Argentine players. After this victory, Argentina’s next match will be played against Netherlands on Friday. By winning this match, Argentina would like to secure their place in the semi-finals.
Lionel Messi broke Maradona’s record
This match was the 1000th match of Lionel Messi’s career. While this was his 100th match as the captain of Argentina, he did not disappoint. Messi’s goal in the 35th minute was his first in a knockout match. At the same time, he has scored 9 goals in the FIFA World Cup and he has also overtaken Argentina’s legendary player Maradona, who had 8 goals in the FIFA World Cup.