The El Monumental stadium witnessed a funny shot before the start of the match between Argentina and Bolivia in the tenth round of the South American qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup. The start whistle, although it is normal to have a lot of balls during matches.
Everyone is looking for ⚽️
– Messi World 🐐 (@iiFCB10_) September 10, 2021
The referee looked right and left trying to find the ball, and the same thing was done by Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni, before the ball was found and the start of the match..
The Argentine national team won a wide victory over its guest, Bolivia, by 3-0, in the meeting that brought them together in the early hours of Friday morning..
The players and referee are waiting for the ball
The referee is looking for the ball
In the second half, Messi added the second goal of the Tango team in the 64th minute of the match, after a wonderful game with his colleague Lautaro Martinez, which Al-Barghout ended in the net..
And the Parisian star returned to score Argentina’s third “hat-trick”, in the 88th minute of the match, reaching his 79th goal with Argentina and becoming the historical scorer for South America, surpassing former Brazilian star Pele’s number of 77 goals..
The Argentine national team consolidated its second position in the standings of the South American qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, with 18 points, behind the leaders Brazil with 21 points, and is currently playing with its Peruvian team.