Despite Argentina's shock defeat, Lionel Messi continues to break records.
November 23, 2022
Sports Tak Staff
Lionel Messi started his FIFA World Cup 2022 campaign in style but Argentina suffered a shock defeat against Saudi Arabia.
Messi converted a penalty into Argentina's opening goal at the 10th-minute mark and equaled Cristiano Ronaldo's record.
Messi became only the fifth footballer to score at least one goal in four FIFA World Cups.
Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo has also scored at least one goal in four FIFA World Cups.
Germany's Miroslav Klose is also part of this illustrious club.
Regarded as the greatest footballer of all time, Pele also scored a goal in four FIFA World Cups.
Germany's Uwe Seeler is also part of this illustrious list of footballers.
With that strike, Messi became the first Argentinean footballer to score at four FIFA World Cup finals.
Mexico's shot-stopper Guillermo Ochoa emerges as show-stopper once again.