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Messi writes record to sneak Argentina to Russia.

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has now become joint all-time leading scorer in CONMEBOL World Cup qualifiers on Tuesday night, though he was quickly joined by Luis Suarez.The 28 year old Argentine recorded a first half brace to comeback from an early goal by Ecuador. He ended the game with a hattrick which has eventually qualified Argentina Argentina’s World Cup hopes were already in jeopardy when the night began and they went on concede within 38 seconds, but Messi rallied them back with a pair of goals in the first 20 minutes.His first goal against Ecuador took him into a tie with his countryman Hernan Crespo and Uruguay’s Suarez on 19, and the 20th of his career soon after gave him the record.Messi completed his hat trick in the second half to move onto 21 goals in 45 World Cup qualifiers in his career, sealing Argentina’s place at the 2018 World Cup with a 3-1 win over Ecuador.The game marked the third time that Messi has scored multiple times in a World Cup qualifier. They were also his first goals away from Argentina in the current qualifying campaign.

Story By: Felix Okaijah

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