10-14-2017, 10:32 AM
Argentina forward, Lionel Messi, revealed shortly after scoring a hat-trick against Ecuador that one of his favourite match for his country is a match with Super Eagles of Nigeria.
The Argentina captain has played against Nigeria twice at age-grade level – the 2005 World Youth Championship and also the 2008 Olympic in Beijing – winning both times.
At the senior level, he has scored in three times in the three games he has played against Nigeria – a brace at the last World Cup in Brazil and a goal in a friendly game played in Malaysia in 2012.
Quote:He was speaking after his hat-trick for Argentina against Ecuador, he was asked his best games for his country and he picked his debut at the World Cup against Serbia which Argentina won 6-0, and also the final game of the Olympic in Beijing which they won 1-0 against Nigeria, then the game against Ecuador.
Sky Sports’ Guillem Balague said
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