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Messi scores five goals in Argentina’s win over Estonia

Messi rubbed the lamp on his boots today and scored the five goals of Argentina's victory against Estonia

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Pamplona, ​​Spain, Jun 5 (Prensa Latina) The great Lionel Messi rubbed the lamp on his boots today and scored the five goals of Argentina’s victory against Estonia in a friendly play at the El Sadar stadium.

Messi opened the account after eight minutes of a penalty kick and then increased at 45, 47, 71, and 76.

"Messi scores five goals in Argentina's win over Estonia"
Daily Sun: Messi scores five goals in Argentina’s win over Estonia

La Pulga joined Juan Andrés Marvezy against Ecuador in 1941 and José Manuel Moreno also against Ecuador in 1942 as the only ones to score five goals in a match with the Albiceleste team.

In addition, he established himself as the top historical scorer of the Argentine squad, with 86 goals.

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Messi is the world’s heritage

“Messi is not only Argentina’s heritage, but he also is the world’s heritage and when he doesn’t play anymore we will miss him, so hopefully he continues to play and the whole world protects him,” said the coach of the South Americans, Lionel Scaloni.

The team led by Scaloni extended its unbeaten streak to 33 games, since losing 0-2 on July 2, 2019, against Brazil in the semifinals of the Copa América.

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Argentina presented a very renewed starting line-up compared to the one that had thrashed Italy 3-0 four days ago at Wembley in the Finalissima between the champions of America and Europe.

Only three players repeated this Sunday, and one of them was Messi, always ready to defend the national shirt and add to his historical statistics.

In other friendlies played this Sunday, Colombia defeated Saudi Arabia 1-0 with perforation by Rafael Borré after nine minutes, Peru beat New Zealand with the same score thanks to a goal by Gianluca Lapadula (69) and Uruguay drew 0-0 against the United States.

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