The former Barcelona football club star was outstanding for Argentina national team in their last game against Saudi Arabia national team despite the fact that they suffered a narrow defeat and he was able to impress again.
Messi led Argentina’s attack and he was able to score a goal and also provided an assist for his teammate in the game.
Second half goals from Lionel Andres Messi and substitute Enzo Fernandez gave Argentina national team a convincing victory over Mexico national team, and that helped them to win their first game of the competition.
Lionel Messi’s excellent performance helped him to win the Man of the Match award after the end of the game and he has been praised by FIFA and UEFA.
Reacting after Lionel Messi won the player of the Match award, following his brilliant display for Argentina national team against Mexico national team, FIFA posted on their verified Twitter handle that;
With a goal and a recording breaking assist, Lionel Messi etches his name in the history books once again. Your Player of the Match.
Where he walks, greatness follows.”
UEFA also posted on their verified Twitter handle that;
“What a moment, Lionel Messi steps up again.”
Messi will now be looking forward to continuing his impressive goal scoring form for Argentina national team when they play their last group stage game against Poland in few days time.