For the first time in his career with the Argentina national team, Lionel Messi has recorded a goal contribution in a final.
Over the opening half of Argentina’s 2022 Finalissima encounter against the Italian national team, Messi recorded an assist as he played the role of a playmaker in Lautaro Martinez’s key opener. The Paris Saint-Germain forward made it look quite easy with a crucial pass deep in the final third.
ARGENTINA ON TOP 🇦🇷🇦🇷🇦🇷
MESSI ➡️ MARTÍNEZ pic.twitter.com/NEJPMqV8mx
— FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) June 1, 2022
Argentina's first goal, Martinez and a great assist from the best in history Lionel Messi💙💙pic.twitter.com/bxMY8qMRjt
— Leo Messi (@Messi_10_30) June 1, 2022
This is just the start that Messi and company needed in this match against the reigning European Championship winners.