\Messi’s brilliant free-kick goal in the America’s Cup quarter-finals dazzling victory against Ecuador: Argentine football captain Lionel Messi in his team in the quarter-finals An extraordinary free-kick was scored in the 30th overwhelming victory against Ecuador. Aakash Arya Updated: July 4, 2021, at 02:51 PM ISTRead Time: 4 minutes
Messi scored an extraordinary free kick in Argentina’s match against Ecuador Messi is now 4 minutes behind Maradona’s 62 career free throws. Argentina will face Colombia in the Copa America semi-final. Fans all over the world jumped a beat when Lionel Messi scored an impressive free-kick again to ensure Argentina qualify for the semi-finals in the ongoing Copa America. In the final minutes of the quarter-finals, Messi passed the ball to Ecuador’s goalkeeper Hernan Galindez, when the Argentine captain scored the team’s third goal, which was probably the most spectacular of the day. The goal. In the 91st minute, Di Maria was fouled on the edge of the penalty area, Piero Hincapi was sent off with a direct red card, and Ecuador’s dangerous bell rang.
This gives way to Messi’s free-kick, Ecuador has up to 10 players.
Messi was not bothered by the six opponents on the wall and a player on the ground (if Messi chooses to shoot from the ground), he used a belt to pass the ball to Galindez in the upper right corner, turning 30.
This was Messi’s second goal through a free-kick in this year’s competition, with the earlier one coming against Chile in their opener.
The win propelled Argentina to the semi-final, where they are scheduled to meet Colombia. The other semi-final features Brazil and Peru.
This was Messi’s 58th career free-kick goal, bringing him closer to former Argentina captain Diego Maradona’s tally of 62. Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo has 56 free-kick strikes to his name so far in his career.
This was also Messi’s fourth goal of the tournament. After his opening strike versus Chile, he went on to score two more in their 4-1 win over Bolivia.