Unsurprisingly, Lionel Messi was on the scoresheet again. Only 13 minutes into the Argentina-Bolivia game, the PSG superstar put the hosts in front with a fantastic strike from outside the box. Watch the goal here.
La Albiceleste returned home after a long time to play their first game in front of their fans in more than two years. Argentine fans were eagerly awaiting to welcome the Copa America heroes and they finally did tonight.
Following a strange episode when Brazilian health authorities invaded the pitch on Sunday, Lionel Scaloni's got back in action and Messi gave his side the lead to keep on paving the way towards Qatar 2022.
Video: Lionel Messi's first goal against Bolivia
Fans from all over the world have witnessed another Messi golazo on Thursday. Leo has now tied Pele with 77 international goals scored. The Brazilian legend did it in 151 games, while it took just one more game to the Barca star.
Argentina are going through a fantastic moment and so does Lionel Messi. He may have left Barcelona after a long time and still has to adapt himself to the Ligue 1, but in the meantime, he continues to impress with the national team.