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Did Messi play in the 2006 World Cup?

Did Messi play in the 2006 World Cup?

After his senior debut in August 2005, Messi became the youngest Argentine to play and score in a FIFA World Cup in 2006, and reached the final of the 2007 Copa América, where he was named young player of the tournament.

What team did Messi play for in 2006?

Barcelona – Messi in Barcelona squad for Paris – May 15, 2006.

How old was Messi when he played his first World Cup?

“He made the difference, he was blessed when it came to football,” Salorio tells Goal. That much was evident when the 18-year-old scored on his World Cup debut, a 16-minute cameo against Serbia that also made him the youngest player to appear at the tournament in Argentina’s long history.

Did Messi scored against Germany?

Lionel Messi celebrating after scoring a goal against Nigeria at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. He has scored a record 76 goals in 151 caps for Argentina….Goals.

Venue Veltins-Arena, Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Opponent Serbia and Montenegro
Score 6–0
Result 6–0
Competition 2006 FIFA World Cup

Who scored Germany’s goal vs Argentina?

2014 FIFA World Cup Final

Germany’s Mario Götze scores the match-winning goal in the 113th minute
Event 2014 FIFA World Cup
Germany Argentina 1 0
After extra time
Date 13 July 2014

What goalkeeper has Messi scored against the most?

goalkeeper Diego Alves
Former Valencia goalkeeper Diego Alves has received 19 bottles as he is the goal-keeper Messi has scored the most goals against.

How old was Messi when he made his World Cup debut?

2006 World Cup – Germany. Messi made his World Cup debut at the age of 18 in Argentina’s second group stage game against Serbia and Montenegro.

How did Argentina finish in the World Cup?

Argentina’s World Cup run ended in a 4-0 quarter-final defeat against Germany. Messi, who many fans believed would have been the difference four years prior against the same opponent, was unable to get anything going as the Germans tore apart Argentina’s shaky defense.

Who was in Group C of the 2006 World Cup?

Play in Group C of the 2006 FIFA World Cup began on 10 June and completed on 21 June 2006. Argentina won the group, and advanced to the second round, along with Netherlands. The two sides tied for points in the standings, but Argentina won the tie-break on goal difference, and so won the group with the Netherlands in second place.

When did Lionel Messi retire from international soccer?

Messi led Argentina to back-to-back Copa America finals (2015, 2016) and lost to the same opponent (Chile) in both. After three consecutive defeats in tournament finals, the Barcelona star announced his retirement from international soccer.