Messi breaks scoring record against the USA in Texas

The mini-magician’s goal in the 4-0 win over the USA in the Copa America semi-final sees him surpass Gabriel Batistuta record and become Argentina’s highest scorer of all time.    The South American side dominated the early stages of the game and took the lead after just three minutes when Ezequiel Lavezzi ‘s header found the net. The United States will be frustrated with...
June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Messi scores on brilliant free kick goal against U.S.

Take a bow, Lionel Messi. The best soccer player in the world added another line to his resume Tuesday night in the 2016 Copa America semifinals against Team USA when his free-kick goal made him Argentina’s all-time leading goal scorer. In typical Messi style, the record-setting goal was something out of a dream. There's just no stopping free kicks like these. Take a bow,...
June 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Batistuta asked legs be cut off to relieve pain

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) Former star Gabriel Batistuta, Argentina's record goal scorer for the national team, says he once asked a doctor to amputate his legs to relieve intense pain in his ankles. Batistuta, speaking in a television interview in Argentina, said the pain suffered after retiring in 2005 became so intense that he ''urinated in bed with the toilet only a few steps...
Via Associated Press
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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