Argentine star Lionel Messi simply continues to make history in his storied career.
Coming into Argentina’s 2021 Copa America quarter-final fixture against Ecuador, Messi stood in a tie with Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo in career free-kick goals with 57.
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That tie is no more as Messi starred with one impressive curling free-kick goal in the late stages of the fixture against Ecuador.
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Messi has now scored four goals in this edition of the Copa America tournament.