MESSI HITS HATRICK AS ARGENTINA EASE PASS HAITI IN FRIENDLY
Barcelona talisman and Argentine forward Lionel Messi was in a good form during his country's preparation to the FIFA world cup. The maestro hit hatrick when Argentina faced Haiti on Tuesday night in a friendly which took place in Buenos Aires. It was all Lionel Messi show as Argentina defeated Haiti with a 4-0 margin.
Messi took his international tally to 64 goals in 124 appearances – the Barcelona star's penalty breaking the deadlock in the 17th minute before he completed his hat-trick in eight second-half minutes against the Caribbean minnows. Argentina will be looking forward to facing Nigeria, Croatia and Iceland in the world cup group stage.
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Messi reacts as Argentina reach World Cup final
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