Lionel Messi scored a super goal in Argentina’s easy 5-0 victory over the UAE on the night of November 16. The goal showed the sharpness and ability to run and finish well of the 35-year-old striker this year.
On the night of November 16, Argentina had a friendly match with the UAE; the opponent is ranked 70th on the FIFA rankings. Despite the nature of a friendly match, coach Lionel Scaloni still launched a quality squad with the presence of Lionel Messi, Angel Di Maria, Rodrigo De Paul, Leandro Paredes, et al.
It is not too difficult to understand when the defending South American champion completely overwhelmed. They constantly make the UAE’s defense work hard. The efforts of the home team only helped them receive… 5 goals conceded If Argentina played properly and took advantage of better opportunities, the UAE also received a bigger goal.
In this match, Lionel Messi is still the brightest name next to Angel Di Maria. He has 1 goal and 1 assist, while Di Maria has 3 goals (2 goals and 1 assist). In particular, Leo’s goal made the fans extremely excited.
Specifically, in the 44th minute of the match, Messi seemed to run smart to receive Di Maria’s slot. The PSG striker only needed to perform a simple fake rhythm to eliminate the entire UAE defense before finishing with his right foot. Leo’s dangerous cross and shot made the home team’s goalkeeper only watch.
Witnessing Messi’s goal, many fans present at Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium stood up and clapped, including UAE fans. The goal showed the sharpness and ability to run and finish well of the 35-year-old striker this year.
In the second half, Messi was still kept on the field. He and his teammates continued to create a one-way match against the host. The match ended with a 5-0 victory for Argentina. Messi and his teammates will arrive in 2022 with the best spirit and body.
Argentina will have its opening match at the 2022 World Cup against Saudi Arabia on November 22. Scaloni’s teachers and students are rated the highest in Group C and can easily win tickets to continue.