Messi was named the best player of the World Cup match played between the Argentina and Mexico national teams.
MOSCOW, November 27 – RIA Novosti. According to the FIFA website, Argentina captain Lionel Messi has been named the best player of the World Cup group stage second-round match held in Qatar.
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Argentina national team won the Mexican team 2-0 in Group C on Saturday. Messi had a goal and an assist. The 35-year-old striker has equal goals with Diego Maradona (8 each) in the World Cup. Gabriel Batistuta (10) is one of Argentina’s top goalscorers in world championships.
Earlier, Messi repeated Maradona’s record for the number of matches played in the world championships as part of the Argentina national team – 21 matches.
Having played for the Spanish “Barcelona” since the beginning of his career, Messi left as a free agent for the French “PSG” last summer. The Argentine has won the Ballon d’Or a record seven times. As part of the Argentina national team, Messi reached the final of the 2014 World Cup and won the Olympic Games (2008) and the America’s Cup (2021).
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