Argentina 1-0 win over Brazil thanks to Messi's goal

Argentina 1-0 win over Brazil thanks to Messi goal

RIYADH – Lionel Messi returned from his international suspension only to score the winning goal in Argentina’s 1-0 victory over Brazil on Friday in Saudi Arabia.

The Barcelona striker missed four games after calling the South American Football Confederation “corrupt”. Messi scored after 14 minutes giving Argentina a much-deserved victory in the so-called Superclasico.

This result extended Brazil’s winless matches to five games since they last lifted the Copa America in July, their worst run since 2013.

(Photos syndicated via Reuters)
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