Messi and Argentina debut with a win against Ecuador
Messi’s goal-scoring streak has continued with Argentina in World Cup qualifiers justifying the statement that Age is just a number. The 36-year-old No 10 struck a magnificent free kick in 78′ of the World Cup Qualifier match against Ecuador in Estadio Mass Monumental Stadium. The Ecuadir defense did just great to hold Argentina’s attacks towards the goal.
Stats about Argentina vs Ecuador
- Argentina vs Ecuador
Position Argentina Ecuador Goal Keeper D Matinez H Galindez Defenders N Molina, C Romerio, N Otamendi, N Tagliafico P Estupinan, W Pacho, R Arboleda, F. Torres, J Hurtado Midfielders R De Paul, E Fernadez, A Mac allister M Caicedo, C Gruezo, J. Cifuentes Strikers L. Messi, L Martinez, N Gonzalez E Valencia, G Plata
- Argentina held 71 % Possession of the game while Ecuador had only 29% of the Possession.
- Lionel Messi’s Argentina took only 4 shots toward the target while Ecuador also managed to take 3 shots.
Argentina will play its next match against Bolivia at Estadio Hernando Siles on 13th September.
Will Messi play 2026 World Cup:-
This was a question for most of the football fans after Barca legend’s move from PSG to Inter Miami. But he answered all the questions by showing spectacular goal-scoring form in the MLS. He also helped Inter Miami to win its first-ever Super League Title. He also helped his current club to reach the US Open Final.
Considering his form it seems that he will once again lead Argentina in FIFA World Cup 2026. He is also scoring goals at the International Level. it seems The 7 Time Ballon d’Or Winner is once again enjoying football as he has now smile on his face playing for his new club.
His time at PSG was not pleasant as he did not get the respect he deserved from PSG Fans as well as from club Management. So he chose to leave PSG and joined Club in MLS. He has now become the Sports ambassador at MLS as the Popularity of football in the region has rapidly increased. This is all Messi magic.