Messi scores 100th international goal
Lionel Messi scores 100th international goal against Curacao on Wednesday as they hit 7:0 in that particular match.
Messi gave his club a 1-0 lead by scoring the game’s first goal in the 20th minute. He increased his total by scoring goals 101 and 102 in the 33rd and 37th minutes, respectively, to complete a hat-trick in the opening period.
The seven-time Ballon d’Or winner, who guided Argentina to victory at the World Cup in Qatar, reached yet another significant milestone against Panama in his most recent friendly. He scored his 800th career goal with a wonderful free kick, helping his team to a 2-0 victory.
Behind Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal, who is first on the list of all-time top international goal scorers, and second-placed Ali Daei of Iran (109), Messi is ranked third (122).