Lionel Messi, the star of Paris Saint-Germain, led the Argentine national team to beat its host Bolivian by three clean goals, in the meeting that brought them together in the early hours of Friday morning, at the “Monumental” stadium in the capital, Buenos Aires, as part of the tenth round of the South American qualifiers qualifying for the finals. World Cup 2022.
Argentina ended the first half with a clean goal, scored by star Lionel Messi in the 14th minute of the match, with a wonderful shot to the right of the Bolivian goalkeeper.
In the second half, Messi added the second goal of the Tango team in the 64th minute of the meeting, after a wonderful game with his colleague Lautaro Martinez, which Al-Barghout ended in the net.
The Paris 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 top 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.
Uruguay defeated its Ecuadorean side with a clean goal, in the match that brought the two teams together in the early hours of Friday, at the Centenario Stadium, as part of the tenth round of South American qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
Paraguay also beat its host Venezuela, 2-1, in the match that brought them together at the “Defensores del Chaco” stadium.
Colombia defeated its guest, Chile, 3-1, in the meeting that brought them together in the early hours of Friday morning, at the “Metropolitano Roberto Melendez” stadium.