, author: Ermakova M.

Messi broke Maradona's record

He spent the 22nd match in the Argentina national team at the world championships.

Argentina striker Lionel Messi became the team's record holder for the number of matches in the world championships.

The match of the 3rd round of the group stage of the 2022 World Cup was Messi's 22nd at the World Cup. He beat Diego Maradona, who played 21 fights.

More Messi matches at the World Cup were played by the Italian Paolo Maldini (23), the Germans Miroslav Klose (24) and Lothar Matthäus (25).