Watch Lionel Messi score a great chip in a stunning performance for Argentina as he tries to end World Cup heartbreak

LIONEL MESSI showed his genius again with a glorious chip in the 3-0 win over Honduras.

Argentina burned in the friendly as Inter Milan star Lautaro Martinez scored the opening goal in the first half.

Messi, 34, added a second from the penalty spot after Giovani Lo Celso was fouled in the penalty area before the break.

The Paris Saint-Germain star then showed his brilliance with an outrageous first lob against goalkeeper Luis López.

The ball broke 25 meters from the goal to Messi and without stopping the step or thinking twice, he sliced ​​the ball into the net.

It was an eventful game for the forward as a foul committed on him also sparked a mass altercation.

Messi fared worse in a 50-50 with Deiby Flores and fell to the ground clutching his face after being bumped on the shoulder.

Teammate Rodrigo De Paul immediately ran towards Flores to confront him and started gesturing in his direction.

De Paul was outraged and his reaction prompted the rest of the Argentine team to rally in support of Messi.

Referee and Honduras star Romell Quioto had to restrain De Paul as Messi lay injured on the ground.


Messi has returned to his form at the right time with the World Cup in Qatar just weeks away.

He has scored six goals and eight assists in just 11 games for PSG this season and continues to break records.

Messi’s goal against Lyon last week was his 672nd from free play, putting him ahead of Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo.


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