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A touch of genius in the literal sense of the word.

With his appearances over a thousand years, Leo Messi delivered a moment that showed why he was not just the player of his generation, but possibly any generation. There was no upset on this historic occasion, but instead a suitable signing target. Messi scored one of his signature finishes, that wonderfully precise slide into a corner, but on a stage he had never seen before. It was his first goal in a World Cup knockout match, his ninth.

He set Argentina on their way to a hard-fought 2-1 win over a gritty Australian side, who kept giving themselves a good account until the very end. For all the trouble they gave Argentina too – especially for one defensive challenge from Lisandro Martínez and a fantastic save from Emiliano Martínez when the equalizer seemed certain – the question is whether this goal will also put them on their way to the final. Lionel Scaloni’s side don’t look anywhere near the quality suggested by their long unbeaten run, but they have a solid momentum that would be difficult for better teams to play against, and they’re only driven by the thousands of boisterous fans who make every game here feel like they’ve come to an end. like home game.

Messi’s dream of lifting the World Cup is still very much alive

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It’s a real experience to be in a stadium for an Argentina game, even in a controversial and oddly outdated host country like this.

It is of course an experience to watch Messi in a match like this, on one occasion, especially with the way he has developed back into a game.

It was like Mexico and Poland in that sense and it probably bodes well for his tournament as a whole.

After starting the game at a fast pace, he finished running it completely.

There were plenty of Diego Maradona moments in 1986 with Messi drawing a full defense with another neat run only for his team mate – most notably the far from atrocious Lautoro Martínez – to miss a great opportunity he had just presented them.

The captain never once showed his anger, though, just kept at it and back again. Or, at least, he didn’t show anger to his teammates.

Perhaps the turning point in the game came when Aziz Behesh made the mistake of teasing Messi.

After a leg tangle, the Australian defender pulled his jersey and pulled him over the line. I brought nothing from him.

Messi was actually pretty poor before his breakout with Behesh. No matter finding his group or space, he was struggling to find a man. Messi had missed three passes in a row, and couldn’t seem to escape the four-man cage Australia had put around him. He was wandering around, inactive. Argentina were in complete control of the match but could do little because they couldn’t get the matter across to their captain.

Then, Behish tried on, pulled his shirt, ran towards him, and within two minutes Messi scored.

You will love him when he is angry. Those sentiments produced a vintage Messi moment, in many ways. After the playmaker hit a free kick that almost deflected inward, he stayed near the sideline where the ball was played, then took the ball back. It was all very messy.

Messi took over, first by showing you how you really control football. From a long, looping ball, the playmaker killed it with one fine touch before powering it back on Alexis Mac Allister. The midfielder made a good through ball of his own, but only for Nicolas Otamendi. Messi didn’t have that.

He was going to show his center half how it was done by showing us something we’ve seen so many times, but it’s still almost impossible to stop. Messi took the ball from Otamendi before chipping the ball away from Matt Ryan. The goalkeeper could only watch as she crossed his fingers bewilderingly, and while that made it seem like he should have done a better job, this is actually a magic trick. So it goes, how does Messi have such an impressive record of goals in 1,000 matches. It’s in perfect condition. He does not need strength because he has pure precision.

Messi puts the opener through a crowd of Australian defenders

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Australia now had to change something. Their entire game plan was naturally based on containing Argentina defensively, and that was now pointless. This was a slam dunk, and they needed to do it.

They did more than that, even though it initially resulted in a foul that Ryan really should have done better. It was impossible not to sympathize with the Copenhagen goalkeeper, especially given the cost of proving him wrong.

Ryan tried to play the ball with his feet only to be fouled by Rodrigo De Paul at the start. This resulted in the goalkeeper losing control and out of sight of Julián Alvarez who ran around him, pocketed him, and then picked up the corner. It went slower than Messi and made it more complicated for Australia.

Alvarez added the second goal for Argentina

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However, it was not easy for the Argentines. On 77 minutes, perfectly fitting Australia’s position, Craig Goodwin decided to go. His thunderous shot shot past Enzo Fernandez and went past Martinez.

The tone changed. Feeling changed. It looked like it might be one of those days where Messi kept creating chances and Martinez somehow kept missing them. Australia began to force openings at the other end. The Argentine defense line could not be all clear.

Martinez made a last minute save to deny Australia a shock equaliser

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Behish almost broke through his Messi-like career. That was when quarterback Martinez had to cross. It was a moment that nearly stopped Argentina in its tracks and had plenty of gasps, but worse was yet to come. In the last minute of the match, the ball was desperately flicked across by Garang Koala. He turned her on and seemed destined to turn her on. Goalkeeper Martinez saved one of the tournament’s saves to completely lock the ball and, of course, put his body on it to waste time.

It guarantees more time for Messi in the most prestigious competition of all time. It might just be his moment. Messi should have been grateful to someone else. Everyone is grateful for the opportunity to see him.


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