Argentina and Lionel Messi, who put up their latest brilliant display in a 3-0 victory over Honduras in front of a devoted home crowd at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, can’t wait till the World Cup.
Messi, the 35-year-old captain of Argentina, put on a show for the crowd by playing the entire 90 minutes and contributing to all three goals.
Lautaro Martinez scored the game’s first goal as a result of Messi’s seeing-eye pass to Alejandro “Papu” Gomez. Afterward, Messi converted a penalty and added Argentina’s third goal with a flawless chip over the Honduras goalkeeper.
Argentina extended their unbeaten streak to 34 games and counting since losing to Brazil in the 2019 Copa America semifinals. It was a comprehensive victory from beginning to end. At the Red Bull Arena in New Jersey on Tuesday, they will play Jamaica in their upcoming game.
Argentina demonstrated why they pose a real danger to take home the trophy in Qatar. In the first half, Messi, Lautaro, and Papu Gomez displayed excellent synergy.
Messi, Julian Alvarez of Manchester City, and Angel Correa of Atletico Madrid were the forwards for the Albiceleste as they chased for additional goals to close the game.