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Lionel Messi’s stats against the Brazilian National team

Let's check out Lionel Messi's record with the Brazilian National team in all international matches.

The Argentine National team will finally take on the Brazillian in their home turf to play 2022 World Cup Qualifiers. The first leg of the qualifiers which was in Brazil was suspended after four Argentine internationals were found to not follow the Covid norms required to play in International grounds.

Argentina and Brazil have gone head to head for a total of about 108 matches since 1914 till their last meet in 2021 Copa America and the Brazilian teams look to be ahead with 43 wins and Argentina has 40 wins while the rest 25 matches have ended in a draw.

Lionel Messi the Argentine Super star has been the man of the hour not only for the National team but also for the Spanish Club FC Barcelona since the time the little guy stepped his foot on the pitch and went on to do great things.

Lionel Messi has very eagerly waited to win a international title in his career and according to him a international title is much much greater to him than the Six Ballon D’or he has achieved. His drought was finally over after he was successfully win the Copa America title in 2021.

Will Lionel Messi be able to improve his stats against the Brazilian National team in the World Cup Qualifiers?

Lionel Messi’s first and only Hattrick against Brazil

Lionel Messi’s Argentine National side will go head to against the Brazilian National team again this year after their last meet in the finals of Copa America where they won the match 1-0. Lionel Messi’s record with the Brazilian national team looks somewhat dull as the Argentine forward did not have much impact against the Selecao.

Lionel Messi has faced Brazil for a total of 13 times during his career and has won six times, lost six times and the other one time the match ended in a draw. His very first goal against the Brazilian National team came in a friendly match in 2010 which was hosted in Doha as he went on to score the winning goal at the 92nd minute of game.

In their next meet in New Jersey for another friendly in 2012, Lionel Messi not only scored his second goal but also his first and only hattrick against Brazil to win the match 4-3 at the end of time. Lionel Messi has a total of five goals against Brazil in his 13 international appearances with a rate of 50% so we will have to wait and see today, if the Argentine legend adds some goals to his tally to improve his stats.

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