VIDEO: Lionel Messi scores one & assists two in Argentina's 3-0 win over Colombia
Lionel Messi was absolutely outstanding for Argentina last night.
The 29-year-old had a hand in all three of Argentina’s goals, in their 3-0 win over Colombia, and was a different class to everyone on the pitch.
The Barcelona forward once again proved why he is one of the all time greats in world football as he display inspired Argentina to a comfortable win.
Prior to the game, Argentina were in real trouble going into their World Cup qualifier against Colombia on Tuesday night having lost to Brazil last week and sitting in 6th in the South American qualification table.
However, Messi then turned on the magic against Colombia, scoring with a stunning free-kick 10 minutes into the game to put his side in-front.
He then set up Lucas Pratto for a headed goal with an inch perfect cross, and also assisted Angel Di Maria’s goal with a squared pass with 6 minutes remaining in the game.
It was certainly a night to remember for Messi and one that he will be very proud of.
See his goal and his two assists below:
¡GOLAZO DE MESSI! Leo convirtió de tiro libre el 1-0 ante Colombia, en San Juan https://t.co/zEq8PhE6GG— TyC Sports (@TyCSports) November 15, 2016
Reviví la genialidad de Messi en slowmotion ??? https://t.co/GVBhKGAIwN— TyC Sports (@TyCSports) November 16, 2016
¡GOL DE ARGENTINA! Di María marcó el 3-0 ante Colombia. GRAN jugada de Messi https://t.co/S4INZvBHfR— TyC Sports (@TyCSports) November 16, 2016