Argentine star Lionel Messi performed a superb performance to lead his country to a 3-0 victory over Uruguay, in a match between the two teams today, Monday, in the South American qualifiers for the World Cup “Qatar 2022”.
Messi scored the goal for Argentina in the 38th minute, before returning and contributing in a way that impressed the pioneers of social networking sites, scoring his colleague Lautaro Martinez, the third goal, in the 62nd minute.
Before Argentina scored the third goal, Messi received the ball on the outskirts of the Uruguayan penalty area before penetrating inside it, bypassing three players, but after the “flea” found himself surrounded by six players, he decided to go back in the middle of pursuing defenders.
Messi then surprised the Uruguayan players by passing the ball to his colleague De Paul, who was alone on the right side, to take advantage of the situation and Winsl before passing a cross on a plate to Martinez, who put it in the net with one touch.
Thanks to this victory, Argentina are 7 points ahead of Colombia, who are in fifth place, who qualifies for an international playoff, while they are also six points behind the leaders in the qualifiers, Brazil.
All South American teams have played 11 matches out of 18 in the World Cup qualifiers for Qatar, with the exception of Argentina and Brazil, who played 10 matches after the confrontation between them stopped on September 5, a few minutes after its launch in Sao Paulo, due to the accusation of some of the team’s players. The guest violated the protocols of the Corona virus.