While Mbappe earns 83 million euros for generating controversy, as Messi made history again with his country
After the tensions of Kylian Mbappe at PSG, Messi again showed his greatness now with his national team
Lionel Messi has once again made history with the Argentine national team. The soccer player closed a remarkable FIFA date with three goals in two matches and is already shaping the Albiceleste as one of the great candidates for Qatar 2022. While his PSG teammate, Kylian Mbappe, is being paid high amounts, this is the last thing Messi did with his national team.
The Argentine star faced Honduras and Jamaica in this last FIFA date. Two teams that were chosen because they were looking for an opponent as similar as possible to Mexico, whom they will face in Qatar 2022. Lionel Scaloni’s team was looking to continue its undefeated streak and so it was.
Lionel Scaloni’s team reached 35 undefeated matches and arrives at the World Cup as one of the teams to beat. In that sense, its captain, Lionel Messi also estimates an extremely positive participation for the next stop, which will be in Qatar 2022.
What was Lionel Messi’s new record?
Lionel Messi achieved several milestones during these last matches with the Argentine national team. One of them was to reach 59 goals from free kicks in his entire career. In addition to extending Argentina’s unbeaten streak to 35 games, Lionel Messi has registered 9 goals in his last 3 games