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Messi magic seals Argentina’s place in World Cup final after beating Croatia

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World Cup: Lionel Messi magic seals Argentina’s spot in final with comfortable win vs Croatia

Lionel Messi led Argentina to a comfortable 3-0 semi-final win against Croatia at World Cup 2022 on Tuesday night, ensuring he gets one final shot at the biggest prize in football.

The Argentine captain, renowned by many as the greatest to ever play the game, netted a penalty to open the scoring before providing a stunning assist to Julian Alvarez in the second half.

With his goal, Messi became his country’s top scorer at the World Cup finals, with 11, while Alvarez’s brace ensured a comfortable victory.

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