Lionel Messi made history in Argentina-Saudi Arabia match!

Argentina and Saudi Arabia faced off in the first match of the 2022 World Cup Group C. Lionel Messi, who scored a goal for his country from a penalty in the 10th minute of the match, made history as the first Argentine player to score in four different World Cups.

News News Release Date: 22.11.2022- 14:43 Update Date: 22.11.2022- 14:51

2022 World Cup Group C first match Argentina with Saudi Arabia shared their trump card. Star player in combat Lionel Messi made history.

The 35-year-old player scored from the penalty spot in the 10th minute and scored the opening goal of the match. With this goal, Lionel Messi became the first Argentine player to score in 4 different World Cups (2006, 2014, 2018 and 2022).

Diego Maradona (1982, 1986 and 1994) and Gabriel Batistua He scored goals in 3 different World Cups (1994, 1998 and 2002).

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By Peter Kavinsky

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