Lionel Messi is a man who breaks records permanently. In the Argentine team, he already has many to his credit, but he will go for more in the next World Cup that will be played in Qatar. How many goals did Messi convert in his entire life in the Argentine shirt? So far, Leo Messi has scored 90 goals, Which makes him the team’s top scorer with 164 matches. But not all goals, he also provided 49 assists. And he will go for more in Qatar.
How many goals did Messi score in the Qatar 2022 qualifiers? About Messi seven goals, two of them from penal. In this way, the Rosario player was three behind the top scorer of the qualifying rounds, the Bolivian player Marcelo Moreno Martins, who reached ten wins.
Since his debut with the Major in 2005, in a quick-dismissed friendly against Hungary, Leo has become the team’s top figure and a key player on all calls when the future of the chosen team was on the line. In addition, he was enshrined at the 2005 U-20 World Cup and at the 2008 Olympic Games, and the Copa América champion is already under the technical supervision of Lionel Saloni. Despite the fact that in his beginnings, when he was already impressing with his skills in Barcelona, they tried to persuade young Messi to play for the Spanish national team, the boy born in Rosario always showed his desire to defend the Argentine. Colors.
In the upcoming Qatar World Cup, the captain of the national team will have the opportunity to get close to the historical table of scorers he leads. Gabriel Batistuta With 10 points. Messi converted a goal in Germany 2006 (against Serbia and Montenegro), couldn’t celebrate in South Africa 2010, sent four goals in Brazil 2014 (one to Bosnia and Herzegovina, one to Iran and two to Nigeria) and another at Russia 2018 (also to Nigerians). With 6 screams, he was four times within reach of Batistuta, Argentina’s all-time leading scorer in the World Cup Finals. Batigol holds a record of 10 victories in USA 94, France 98, Korea and Japan 2002. Diego Maradona and Guillermo Stabile scored 8 goals, while Mario Alberto Kempes equals Messi with 6.
In Qatar, Messi can also reach another record held by Diego Maradona with Argentina’s first team captain. Since his expulsion from the World Cup in the United States in 1994, Maradona He set a record that no other international player can defeat. Participated in the number of matches in which he led his country in the World Cup. They were a total of 16.
Cesar Luis Menotti named Daniel Passarella with the bracelet at Spain 82, but Carlos Salvador Bilardo put the tape on him ten In the seven meetings of Mexico 86 and the seven of Italy 90. Alfio Basile kept fluff The band with a C against Greece and Nigeria before a positive anti-doping test. Oscar Ruggeri was the leader in the losses to Bulgaria and Romania.
Maradona, in particular, was the coach of the team eggs At South Africa 2010. Javier Mascherano wore the belt in that competition, but since he rested in the third group stage match against Greece, Messi has worn it on one occasion. Already in Brazil 2014, Alejandro Sabella gifted him the bracelet in the seven shows of Argentina. The same happened with Jorge Sampaoli in the four matches he played in Russia 2018. This is it Leo He led the national team in 12 matches.
If Messi does not miss the entire group stage, and Argentina plays at least the Round of 16 of Qatar 2022, on 10 eggs He will match Maradona in a number of World Cup leaders
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