Lionel Messi scored his 800th career goal from a superb free-kick as Argentina beat Panama 2-0 in a friendly on Thursday.
Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni decided to start with the same starting XI that appeared in the World Cup final against France for the game against Panama.
There was no goal in the first half but substitute Thiago Almada scored the first goal of the game in the 78th minute before Lionel Messi’s 89th.
Lionel Messi struck with venom for his 800th career goal and 62nd free-kick goal, two more than Cristiano Ronaldo’s record 60.
Lionel Messi tonight
👉 10th free-kick goal for Argentina
👉 62nd career free kicks
👉 99th goal for Argentina
👉 800th senior career goal