Watch this video to see Lionel Messi score a sensational goal in his 1000th career game at the FIFA World Cup 2022.
Argentina Wins Their First Match of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Thanks to a Goal from Messi
Lionel Messi scored his first goal in the knockout round of a World Cup on the same day that he played his 1,000th professional game. Argentina advanced to the quarterfinals of the competition with a 2-1 victory against Australia on Saturday.
Messi put Argentina ahead with a goal scored with his renowned left foot in the 34th minute. It was his third goal in this year’s tournament and his ninth goal overall at the World Cup, one more than Diego Maradona. Messi’s strike placed Argentina ahead.
The second goal was scored by Julian Alvarez, who pounced on a bad touch made by Australia’s goalkeeper Mathew Ryan and then tapped the ball into an empty net. With this goal, Argentina advanced to the quarterfinals to face the Netherlands.
Watch as Lionel Messi Scores a Spectacular Goal to Celebrate His 1000th Career Game During the 2022 FIFA World Cup!
Lionel Messi turned in one of the best performances of his career while wearing the Argentine jersey on Saturday, when he was a key figure in Argentina’s 2-1 victory against Australia, which allowed them to advance to the quarterfinals of the FIFA World Cup 2022. At the age of 35, Messi is competing in his fifth World Cup, and he is generally regarded as one of the greatest players who has ever played the game. He is aiming to win the championship this time around.
Messi, the captain of Argentina’s national team, made his 1,000th career appearance during the first half of the knockout match at Doha’s Ahmad bin Ali Stadium. He celebrated this milestone by scoring his 789th goal, which gave his team a 1-0 lead.