Messi scores brilliant fur kick in Argentina’s Copa America quarter-final match against Ecuador
Lionel Messi scored a free kick to seal the victory for his team, taking a prominent place in Argentina’s Copa Am امریکہrica quarter-final match against Ecuador at the Estudo Olympico Pedro Ludo Stadium in Guinea, Brazil.
The FC Barcelona star twice helped Argentina to a stunning victory in the knockout stage with a superb free kick.
Interestingly, the 90th minute goal against Ecuador was Messi’s 58th goal from a direct free kick. The FC Barcelona star is now four goals short of Diego Maradona’s record of 62 straight free-kick goals in Argentina.
It should be noted that Messi has scored 50 straight free kick goals for Barcelona and eight have joined his national team.
Of the eight goals scored by Messi, 75.7575% came from direct free kicks, while 17% of Maradona’s goals came from 353 runs.
Meanwhile, Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 56 straight free-kick goals in his career, two of Messi’s 58 runs. Ronaldo has scored 32 goals for Real Madrid, 13 for Manchester United, 10 for Portugal and one for one. Joints
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