Lionel Messi with the Argentinian selection


Messi keeps beating records as the leader of the national team of Argentina

Published:19/11/2020 - 10:42h

Updated:19/11/2020 - 10:42h

In the victory of Argentina in front of Peru, Messi surpassed to Mascherano and turned into the most Argentinian winner in the history of his national team

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Lionel Messi no only celebrated his leadership in the victory of Argentina in front of Peru (0-2), but also his new personal record: The captain turned into the Argentinian with more victories in the history of the selection albiceleste, reaching 85 in his 142 internacionalidades.

The '10' snatched the record to Javier Mascherano, the one who announced his withdrawal of the football does some days, and that reached a register of 84 triumphs in 147 internacionalidades. Messi surpassed it in these Eliminatory Sudamericanas, in which the albiceleste great 10 points and finds to two of the leader; Brazil.

The celebration of his new record could have been accompanied of a cry of goal in front of Peru. In the second time looked for to annotate his so much; first when trying dribble to a defence almost in front of the goal and afterwards with a delicate shot that brushed the stick.

However, the player of the FC Barcelona keeps his statistical scoop in eliminatory with Peru, in front of the that never loses but to the that neither has annotated him still, to the equal that with Brazil; the only rival to which the Argentinian still has not been able to them mark in Eliminatory.

Statements of Messi after the triumph

Messi valued the victory with his selection moments after the end of the party: "The second time of the another day was very good. Today it followed the same line. It raised the level, convert what was missing us the other day. It is the way that have to follow. Of to little we go us doing strong like group and team, with the idea again. It is not easy to win in the Clasificatorias".

On his continuity in the selection, exposed: "I Come here, I try to give the maximum and see me qualified to give him to this group and go on down the T-shirt. I seat me well and if the DT decides that it was, go to be. And if no, no. I seat me well to follow coming, working and adding parties and victories".

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