Argentina continued their post-World Cup celebrations with a resounding victory against Curacao, thanks to a mesmerizing hat trick from their star player, Lionel Messi. The match was played in Santiago del Estero, and it turned out to be a night to remember for the fans of the Argentine football team.
The match was not only memorable for the fans but also for Lionel Messi himself as he surpassed the 100 goals mark for Argentina by scoring a hat trick in the first half. It was a milestone that showcased his exceptional talent and brought immense pride to the nation.
Messi’s performance was simply exceptional. The first twenty minutes of the game saw Curacao putting up a fight, but once Lionel Messi scored his first goal, it was as if a switch had been flipped, and the Argentine team took complete control of the game.
The floodgates opened after Messi’s first goal, and Argentina began scoring at will. Nicolas Gonzalez and Enzo Fernandez both scored before the break, making it a one-sided affair. The halftime score was 4-0 in favor of Argentina, with Messi’s hat trick setting the tone for the rest of the match.
Lionel Messi hat trick was not only a milestone for him, but it also demonstrated his continued excellence on the football field. It was his second milestone in two matches, having surpassed the 800-goal mark for club and country in a previous game against Panama.
It was evident that Curacao was overmatched, and Argentina was simply too good for them. Lionel Messi second goal was a trademark bending shot from his left foot, which was a joy to watch. He then set up his teammate Fernandez for a thunderous strike from distance, making it 4-0.
Lionel Messi continued his brilliant run by scoring his third goal of the night, rolling his shot past a helpless Room.
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