Messi Ties Batis­tuta’s Record

The Kurdish Globe - - SPORTS -

Lionel Messi has de­liv­ered what many of the 59,183 fans in at­ten­dance wanted from his first-ever visit to Gil­lette Sta­dium: the chances to cel­e­brate a goal scored by one of soc­cer’s best-ever play­ers. Messi scored in the 60th minute of Ar­gentina’s Copa Amer­ica 2016 quar­ter­fi­nal win over Venezuela on Satur­day at Gil­lette Sta­dium. The goal was Messi’s fourth of Copa Amer­ica, a tour­na­ment high at this stage. Messi also tied Gabriel Batis­tuta as Ar­gentina’s all-time lead­ing goal scorer, with 54.

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