Lionel Messi during a party with the Argentinian selection


Messi, and a new record with the Argentinian selection in the eliminatory

Published:10/06/2021 - 17:51h

Updated:11/06/2021 - 01:52h

Lionel Messi consolidates like the forward with greater recovery of balloons in the days contested of the eliminatory sudamericanas, with 33. However, ex culés like Neymar, Suárez or Vidal surpass to the Argentinian in goals annotated

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Lionel Messi already finds prepared for the Glass America that will celebrate again in Brazil, with the intention to obtain finally a title with the absolute selection that has done him elusive to the combined albiceleste from the far edition of 1993.

Thus, the Argentinian star seems to be exploding other facets of his role inside the field, this time in defensive tasks. With 34 years of age, the captain of the FC Barcelona is the first in the ranking of DataRef like the forward that more balloons recovers, with a total of 33 interventions in what it goes of the classification sudamericana to Catar.

In the podium accompany him Richarlison, of Brazil, with 33, and Ángel Romero, of Paraguay, with 22. With this, remains in evidence that Messi no only contributes in offensive matter, but also to the moment to destroy the game of the rival and frustrate his occasions to rush forward again against the arch.


Messi shows a distinct face with the selection

Of the hand of Scaloni, the captain seems to feel more comfortable with this new version of the selected albiceleste. The trainer seems to have found a good form to have of his main referent on the field, in spite of some tropiezos, like the 2-2 in front of Colombia in the last day contested up to now.

Nevertheless, his main baza, the section goleador has not done justice to the performance showed by the Barcelona captain, all time that other attackers like Neymar Jr. (5 goals), Arturo Vidal and Luis Suárez (4 so many each one), have invoiceed more targets that the 10 of the combined Argentinian.

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