Lionel Messi’s magnificent moments

Lionel Messi's magnificent moments - pixorangeLionel Messi started off his journey in the Argentina colours for the senior side in a friendly against Hungary in August 2005 but was sent off less than a minute after coming on as a substitute for elbowing an opponent who had pulled his shirt. He scored 55 goals for his side.

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Lionel Messi led Argentina to the gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. Argentina dfeated Nigeria 1-0 in the Olympic football final.

Lionel Messi's magnificent moments - pixorangeLionel Messi captained Argentina to the final of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, where they lost 1-0 to Germany. He won the Golden Ball award for the tournament’s best player.

Lionel Messi's glorious moments in Argentina colours - pixorangeLionel Messi played his second Copa America final for Argentina in Chile in 2015, though, losing the final on penalties to the host nation.

Messi - pixorangeLionel Messi set a record of 55 goals for Argentina when he scored in the 4-0 win over the United States in the semi-finals.