Incredible Messi becomes the first footballer in history to record an incredible FIFA WC feat 4 – 2Reading Time: < 1 minutes
Lionel Messi became the first player in the history of the FIFA World Cup to score a goal in every knock-out match of the edition.
The Barcelona star scored his first goal early into the final against France at the Lusail Stadium in Doha.
Messi has scored in each of the knock-out rounds in the 2022 edition of the World Cup and continued on his brilliant run when in the 23rd minute, he found the net beating Hugo Lloris.
After scoring on his opening shot, Messi’s second came after being set up by Dani Alves.
He then converted a penalty kick after being fouled by Samuel Umtiti to make it 2-0 in favor of Argentina.
Messi scored twice in Argentina’s Round of 16 match against Australia. The first goal came in the 35th minute as he converted a penalty to give the team an early lead. On the second goal, Messi scored again with a late header as Argentina defeated the Australians 2-1.
In their next round, Messi scored again as Argentina defeated the Netherlands 4-3. He converted a penalty late into extra time and then scored from the spot again in the shootout to give his side victory over their opponents.
Messi converted a penalty to open the scoring for Argentina against Croatia in the semi-finals at the World Cup. The side registered a convincing 3-0 win to secure a berth in the final.