Despite Argentina’s defeat against Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, Lionel Messi scored a goal and joined Cristiano Ronaldo, who scored in four World Cup tournaments.
Even if they are at the end of their journey, Cristiano Ronaldo And the Lionel Messi Keep chasing records. Whether at club or selection, the football monster is insatiable and while the 2022 World Cup is just beginning, the Argentine has already put pressure on his Portuguese rival. With his goal, which he scored on Tuesday against Saudi Arabia (Argentina lost 1-2), “la Pulga” scored in four World Cup tournaments. CR7 hopes to answer it.
Cristiano Ronaldo had already reached this level four years ago on the Russian side. But this goal from Messi resets the counters to zero. Even the double since the Argentine’s realization has allowed him to reach the total of seven goals he has scored in the World Cup. Again, he is equal to the Portuguese. It will be necessary to wait two days to follow the response of the Manchester United player, during the Portuguese Seleçao match against Ghana (Thursday, at 5 pm).
in front of Maradona
Having become more altruistic in the Portuguese jersey, Cristiano Ronaldo will inevitably want to take the lead, it is he who monitors all the statistics, as well as the statistics of his main rivals and opponents. As for Lionel Messi, he became, thanks to this goal, the fifth player to score in four different worlds. So he joins CR7, but also Pele, Miroslav Klose and Uwe Seeler. He also fares better than his compatriots Diego Maradona and Gabriel Batistuta who have only scored at three Worlds.