Goals: Argentina -Curacao – Played on 03/28/ 2023
Lionel Messi Reaches 100th Goal Milestone for Argentina National Team in Friendly Match
Lionel Messi, the star forward for the Argentine national team and Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) football club, achieved another impressive milestone in his illustrious career. Messi scored his 100th goal for the Argentine national team in a friendly match against Curaçao on Tuesday evening, leading his team to a resounding 7-0 victory.
In this article, we will delve into the details of Messi’s latest achievement, his journey toward reaching the 100-goal mark, and his legacy as one of the greatest footballers of all time.
Messi’s Road to 100 Goals for Argentina
Messi’s 100th goal for Argentina came in his 151st appearance for the national team. He first scored for Argentina in a friendly match against Croatia in 2006, and since then, he has been a mainstay in the team’s attack, leading them to several major tournaments and victories.
The Bolivian national team has been Messi’s favorite opponent to score against, with 8 goals in total. Ecuador and Uruguay are close behind, conceding 6 goals each. Messi has scored 28 goals in World Cup qualifiers, 13 goals in Copa America and World Cup combined, and the rest in friendlies.
Messi has been a crucial player for Argentina in their recent triumphs, leading them to the 2021 Copa America and the 2022 World Cup title. He has been instrumental in Argentina’s success, scoring crucial goals and providing assists to his teammates.
Messi’s Legacy as a Footballer
Messi’s achievements in football are unparalleled, and he is considered one of the greatest footballers of all time. He has won numerous individual awards, including 7 Ballon d’Or trophies, which is the highest number won by any footballer.
Messi has also been a key player for the Barcelona football club, where he played for 21 years and won numerous domestic and international titles. He recently joined PSG, where he has continued to showcase his skills and lead the team to victories.
Lionel Messi’s 100th goal for the Argentine national team is a remarkable achievement and a testament to his skills and dedication to the sport. He has been a crucial player for Argentina and a role model for young footballers around the world. Messi’s legacy as a footballer will continue to inspire generations to come, and we look forward to seeing him achieve more milestones in his illustrious career.