The leader of the Argentina national team converted a penalty in the match against the team of Saudi Arabia
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Argentina striker Lionel Messi scored from the penalty spot in the 10th minute of the match against Saudi Arabia at the World Cup.
The Argentine became the fifth player to score in four different world championships (2006, 2014, 2018, 2022). Previously, the Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo, the Brazilian Pele, as well as the Germans Miroslav Klose and Uwe Seeler succeeded.
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Messi is holding his fifth World Cup. This is a repetition of the record of the Mexicans Antonio Carbajal and Rafael Marquez, as well as the German Lothar Matthäus. Ronaldo will also take part in his fifth world championship.
RBC Sport is broadcasting this meeting online.