Argentina is more alive than ever at the Qatar 2022 World Cupand all this was at the hands of the PSG star Lionel Messi, who with a spectacular kick defeated Guillermo Ochoa’s stretch to lead the 2-0 victory against Mexico.
Precisely with that goal from number 10 of the ‘Albiceleste’, equaled the Portuguese in so many World Cup Cristiano Ronaldowho could go ahead again next Monday when the Portugal team has to face Uruguay.
Messi reached eight goals after scoring against Saudi Arabia and now against Mexicowhile the now former Manchester United player scored his eighth goal during the victory that the Portuguese obtained in their debut against Ghana.
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Close to emulating Diego Maradona
The figure of Lionel Messi begins to appear and with the match he had against ‘Tri’, The footballer who plays for PSG is one assist away from emulating what was done by the other historic player from the ‘Albiceleste’, Diego Maradona.
Messi took 21 games to reach eight goals, the same number of duels that the ‘Fluff’ needed to reach that amount, although he did it with one assist more than the ‘Flea’, who knows that, if he doesn’t win the World Cup, he could continue in the shadow of the Argentine idol.
Also, Messi became the youngest player (against Serbia and Montenegro at 18 years and 357 days in the 2006 World Cup in Germany) and in the oldest (35 years and 155 days in the World Cup in Qatar 2022) with a goal and assist in a match.