Argentina national team captain Lionel Andres Messi scored after barely a minute as he guided his team to a remarkable 2-0 friendly win over Australia national team in Beijing on Thursday evening.
The seven-time Ballon d’Or award winner curled in from the edge of the area after just 81 seconds following slack defending by Australia national team.
Lionel Andres Messi started in Argentina national team’s attack alongside Nicolas Gonzalez and Angel Di Maria, and the trio were fantastic in the entertaining encounter.
Argentina national team took the lead through Lionel Andres Messi in the 2nd minute after receiving an assist from Chelsea football club star Enzo Fernandez to end the first half of the game 1-0.
Substitute Real Betis football club star German Pezzella doubled the lead in the 68th minute after receiving an assist from Rodrigo de Paul to end the match 2-0.
Lionel Andres Messi was outstanding for Argentina national team in the game, and he was able to mark his brilliant display with a stunning goal.
The former Barcelona football club star will now be looking forward to continuing his impressive performance for Argentina national team when they play their next game in few days time.