Lionel Messi becomes first Argentinean to score in more than four World Cup edition

The PSG star scored during the opening game of his country’s campaign against Saudi Arabia

The most famous footballer in Argentina Lionel Messi has begun the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar in good form for goalscoring.

In the first game, Argentina played Saudi Arabia Messi opened his scoring record by scoring a penalty within the opening 10 minutes of the match.

The 35 year old Messi has made the World Cup debut in Germany in 2006 against Serbia and scored his first goal in the 13 minute of a debut in the match. 

Messi is regarded as a an elite footballer in the world.

he was unable to score during the 2010. World Cup where Argentina had an underwhelming run before being eliminated from the quarter-finals.