Messi scored so many goals for the first time for Argentina
Messi scored so many goals for the first time for Argentina

Legendary player Lionel Messi scored 5 goals for Argentina for the first time in a 5-0 win against Estonia in a friendly football match in Spain and has reached number four in the list of most goalscorers in international men's football. Argentina's team is unbeaten from the last 33 matches.

Messi scored two goals in the first half, including a penalty kick, and then scored three more goals in the second half to take his international goal tally to 86. The Argentine star meanwhile overtook former Hungarian great Frenec Puskas, who has also scored 84 goals in his name.

Portugal legend Cristiano Ronaldo is the highest goal scorer in international football with 117 goals. He also scored in Portugal's 4-0 win over Switzerland in the Nations League on Sunday. He is followed by Ali Dei (109) of Iran and Mukhtar Dahari (89) of Malaysia. Messi had never scored five goals in a senior level match for Argentina before.

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