Lionel Messi dribbles past 5 Uruguay stars in Argetina's 2-2 draw

Lionel Messi dribbles past 5 Uruguay stars in Argetina's 2-2 draw

Lionel Messi scored an extra minute penalty to help his side play 2-2 draw with Uruguay in an international friendly game at Bloomfield Stadium.

Edinson Cavani opened scoring for the Sky Blues in the 34th minute, but Sergio Aguero's equaliser canceled out the early goal.

Five minutes later, Luis Suarez restored his side's lead in the game and it looked like they were running away with the victory.

But a late minute spot-kick from the 32-year-old ensured both sides shared spoils after regulation period.

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Meanwhile, the Barcelona captain stole the show after dribbling past five Uruguayan players while on the floor.

He had gone past three players from the away side before falling to the floor and still managed to dribble past a further two players.

Daily Mail, however, reports that Argentina are unbeaten in their last six matches since they won bronze at the 2019 Copa America championship in the summer.

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The publication further revealed that Tel Aviv fans were delighted to watch the five-time Ballon d'Or winner as they cheered throughout the game.

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Messi had a hand in his side's first goal in the 63rd minute before scoring the second from the penalty spot.

His freekick connected with Sergio Aguero's head in the danger zone as the Manchester City nodded them back into the game.

The fixture was the last international for both teams before they begin their 2022 World Cup qualifying campaign in March. earlier reported that Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi scored an incredible goal which helped Argentina beat Brazil 1-0 in a tough friendly encounter.

Both nations paraded their first-team squad with Brazil having the likes of Willian, Gabriel Jesus, Firmino, while Argentina lined up Lionel Messi, Nicolas Otamendi and Rodrigo De Paul.

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Brazil had the first chance to score in this match when Arthur provided a superb pass for Gabriel Jesus in the 5th minute, but he was unable to beat goalkeeper Andrado.

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