Argentina is the first finalist in the World Cup! Lionel Messi made history
In the 2022 FIFA World Cup held in Qatar, Argentina beat Croatia 3-0 in the semi-final match played by Lionel Messi and advanced to the final. Enthusiastic with his extraordinary performance, Lionel Messi broke many records.
We are now in the final stage of the 2022 WorldCup. Argentina became the first team to reach the final of the tournament held in Qatar. Tangoists, who faced Croatia in the semi-finals, defeated their opponent with a score of 3-0.
MESSI RECITAL OFFERED
Superstar Lionel Messi opened the curtain in the semi-final match. Meeting the ball at the penalty spot in the 34th minute, Messi scored with a hard kick. 5 minutes after this golden Julian Alvarez appeared on the stage. Driving the ball from the midfield, Alvarez entered the penalty area and sent the ball into the nets with the help of his luck. In 69, Lionel Messi made an outstanding assist. Messaging Croatian defender Gvardiol with his dribble, Messi gave a “take a shot” pass to Julian Alvarez. Alvarez did not turn down the offer. The match ended with a score of 3-0.
WRITTEN YOUR NAME ON THE RECORDS
Messi made his 25th World Cup match against Croatia, sharing Lothar Matthaus’s record for most appearances at the WorldCup. Messi managed to become the top scorer of the WorldCup among active football players with 11 goals. He also became Argentina’s top scorer in the history of the cup with this number. Lionel Messi has become the first player to both score and assist in three different games in a Word Cup since 1966.
5 GOALS 3 ASSISTS IN 6 MATCHES
The 35-year-old Messi scored 5 goals and provided 3 assists in 6 games in the 2022 WorldCup. Messi will work to improve this statistic in the final.
THE COMPETITOR IS WAITING
The other semi-final match will be played between France and Morocco. The match will start tonight at 22:00. The winner will face Argentina in the final.