Leo Messi signs a night of records in his dream of winning his first star


The Argentine striker Leo Messi will have a new opportunity this coming Sunday to add to his enormous record the only great title he is missing, the World Cup, after the pass this Tuesday to the final of the Qatar event where he had a leading role .

At 35, the man from Rosario will surely have one last chance to win his great dream and that of his country. After winning the Copa América last year, the first trophy with his team, he now hopes to end a 36-year wait for the Albiceleste and take revenge from eight years ago when they reached the final, but lost it in extra time against Germany (1 -0).

Against Croatia, the ’10’ also achieved several records that he can now increase, unless an injury separates him from the final. If there is no surprise, Messi will play his twenty-sixth game in a World Cup, the fifth he has played, beating the German Lotthar Matthaus, whom he equalized against the Croats.

In addition, his penalty goal to open the scoring allowed him to tie with Gabriel Batistuta as the top Argentine scorer in World Cups, already with eleven goals, while his assist to Julián Álvarez in the 3-0 draw was the eighth in a World Cup event, the same that Diego Armando Maradona achieved.