Lionel Messi opened the scoring for this Saturday's match against Australia.
The Albiceleste captain scored his 789th goal in the 1.000th game of his career, the same match in which they signed their pass to the quarterfinals.
In front of the press, Messi showed his satisfaction with the match against the Oceanicians that ended 2-1.
“Very happy to have taken one more step towards the goal. It was a tough game, very physical. We knew it was going to be like that, ”said 10.
“We came from playing very recently and we didn't have time to rest. We were worried about that, because it was going to be a physical crash. We ended up complicating ourselves with the final goal and well, we had to suffer, ”he declared.
The Argentina captain also showed his joy at being able to share these moments of joy with his teammates and the fans.
“They are incredible sensations. It is beautiful to be able to share these moments with my teammates and people,” she said.
“The people of Argentina are enjoying it and surely everyone would want to be here. That union there is something very nice ”.
“We had played recently, but on the other hand we wanted to be with the people. It is incredible how they live each game. How they transmit that passion and joy to us ”, she concluded.