, author: Ermakova M.

Messi equals Matthäus' record for most World Cup appearances

Now on account of the Argentine striker 25 games in the world championships.

Argentina striker Lionel Messi has set the record for most World Cup appearances.

The semi-final match of the 2022 World Cup against Croatia was his 25th in the world championships.

Messi repeated the achievement of the defender of the German national team (Germany) Lothar Matthäus, who played at the 1982-1998 World Cups. For Messi, the current tournament is also the fifth in his career.