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More Messi magic for Argentina

By Agence France-Presse in Rio de Janeiro ( China Daily ) Updated: 2014-06-17 07:06:03

More Messi magic for Argentina

Captain's effort in opener shows why he's one of the game's greats

It took Lionel Messi just over an hour in Argentina's World Cup opener against Bosnia-Herzegovina to show why so many fans consider him the best in the world.

After a frustrating first half, the Argentina captain scored in trademark style in the 65th minute on Sunday night, completing a quick 1-2 connection with Gonzalo Higuain and running through defenders before striking a brilliant left-footed shot off the post.

More Messi magic for Argentina

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