Argentina put on a scintillating display of attacking football as they romped to a 7-0 victory over Curacao in a friendly match on Tuesday. The highlight of the game was Lionel Messiscoring his 100th international goal for Argentina, cementing his status as one of the greatest players of all time. This was also Argentina’s largest victory since 2016, giving fans hope that the team is returning to its dominant form.
Argentina started the game in dominant fashion and took the lead in the 10th minute when Angel Correa scored after a slick team move. From there on, it was all Argentina as they continued to create chances and score goals. Curacao, on the other hand, struggled to create any meaningful opportunities and were constantly under pressure from Argentina’s relentless attacks.
Messi got on the scoresheet in the 36th minute with a trademark free-kick that curled over the wall and into the top corner of the net. This was his 100th international goal for Argentina, a remarkable achievement that puts him in an elite group of players who have reached this milestone. Messi’s goal also showed his continued importance to the Argentina team, as he continues to inspire and lead them on the field.Advertisement
The second half saw more of the same from Argentina as they continued to dominate the game. Lautaro Martinez scored two goals in quick succession in the 63rd and 72nd minutes to put the game beyond Curacao’s reach. Martinez’s performance highlighted the strength of Argentina’s attacking options, with him and Messi forming a lethal partnership up front.
Sergio Aguero also got on the scoresheet with a well-taken goal in the 75th minute, demonstrating the depth of talent in the Argentina squad. Further goals from Joaquin Correa and Julian Alvarez in the 80th and 85th minutes respectively rounded off a thumping victory for Argentina.
This performance will give Argentina fans plenty of reasons to be optimistic about the future of their national team. With a talented squad and world-class players like Messi leading the way, Argentina could be a force to be reckoned with in international football. This win also provides a much-needed confidence boost for the team ahead of the upcoming World Cup qualifiers.Advertisement
Overall, this was an impressive display from Argentina as they outclassed Curacao in every department. With Messi’s 100th international goal as the headline moment, this match will be remembered as a landmark moment in the history of Argentine football.