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Leo Messi makes history as Argentina sails past Peru 

Lionel Messi is now the all-time top scorer in South American World Cup qualifying, with both goals in Argentina's 2-0 victory over Peru.

Lionel Messi is now the all-time top scorer in South American World Cup qualifying, with both goals in Argentina’s 2-0 victory over Peru.

Scoring Marvel and Record-Breaking Performance

Lionel Messi, at the age of 36, demonstrated his prowess in the Conmebol World Cup qualifiers with a memorable performance. 

He opened the scoring 32 minutes into the match and swiftly followed it up with a spectacular second goal. 

This remarkable achievement in the qualifiers brought his tally to 31 goals, surpassing Uruguay’s Luis Suarez, who had 29 goals.

Team’s Excellence and Messi’s Praise

In the wake of this outstanding performance, Messi showered praise on his team, emphasizing their incredible talent. 

He stated, “This team is incredible. Every time they play they are very close to being the best in history.” 

He also expressed optimism about the team’s growth and unity after their recent World Cup victory.

Recovery and Return to Action

Messi had recently been sidelined due to injury, missing Inter Miami’s US Open Cup final defeat against Houston Dynamo. 

Before this match, he had not started for his club since September 21. However, he made a triumphant return, starting the match for Argentina in Lima.

Coach’s Confidence in Messi

Lionel Scaloni, the head coach of Argentina, expressed his confidence in Messi and his understanding with the team. 

He emphasized the positive impact Messi has on the team’s performance and mentioned the delight of fans in seeing him on the pitch.

Messi’s recent feats underscore his continued excellence in football and his vital role in Argentina’s success.

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