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Messi's superb goal in Argentina's narrow win over Ecuador

Published:8/09/2023 - 15:06h

Updated:8/09/2023 - 15:06h

In the early hours of Friday morning, the South American qualifiers for the 2026 World Cup kicked off. The Albiceleste defeated Ecuador by the minimum after a superb goal by Leo Messi from a free kick, with which he equaled Luis Suárez as all-time top scorer

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Argentina initiated with the right foot his way to the Glass of the World, that will celebrate for the first time in three different countries: Mexico, Canada and United States in 2026. The albiceleste, of the hand of his captain Leo Messi, defeated by the minimum to Ecuador in the Monumental stadium of River. Of free shot, the '10' stroked the ball like better knows to do it and destrabó a party that was not simple.

In the first part, the directed by Lionel Scaloni did not happen it at all well, and even Lautaro Martínez, on the end, had a ball that gave in the stick and went out, but before went through several uncomfortable moments with the pressure of Enner Valencia. For the second part, the Argentinian trainer decided to move a bit the bench to change the dynamics of the party. Until it arrived the minute 78 when Lionel rubbed the lamp to open the tin. It opened the internal face, the ball went through on of the barrier and Galíndez little could do.

In this moment gave the feeling that the stadium would go to rack and ruin because of the work of art of Messi. With this annotation, the Argentinian captain equalised to his fellow Luis Suárez like the maximum goleador in the history of the Eliminatory of the Conmebol. Thanks to his conquest, "The Flea" put to the pair of the artilleryman charrúa, with 29 so many, like the maxima goleadores in the competition of the Conmebol.

Leo Messi has the record to be the goleador historical of the Argentinian selection with a total of 104 goals

It seems that each record conquered by the rosarino does not leave to surprise to his more faithful followers. Of the 104 so many that has converted, 13 did them in the Glass of the World, where the past month of December attained to go out champion after so many years of fight. In relation to the conquests with destination of network, if we explain goals in eliminatory and World-wide phases, Messi is second of a table that heads Cristiano Ronaldo. The two initiated his sixth eliminatory for a Glass of the World and the Portuguese star leads this statistics with 44 goals, 36 in the classification and eight in the maximum tournament of selections.

It fits to highlight that both head to the maxima goleadores in the history of the world-wide football. CR7 accumulates a total of 850 so many, 123 with Portugal, and aventaja to Messi in the highest of the artillerymen. The ex player of the FC Barcelona no only is the maximum artilleryman, also is the player with more presences with the T-shirt of his country, adding a total of 175 commitments. For the moment, it prepares for the 176 in The Peace next Tuesday, if finally it plays this commitment or is very tired to play it.

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