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Lionel Messi scores hat-trick as Argentina go pass Bolivia by 3:0 at the Estadion Monumental as they continue their World Cup qualifiers campaign.
Messi’s goals against Bolivia see him break Pele’s International goal-scoring record by a South American player.
The Brazilian legend Pele managed to net 77 goals in 97 appearances for the Brazilian national team whiles Messi’s hat-trick against Bolivia sees him break the record by scoring 80 goals in 153 appearances for Argentina National team.
Messi is also his country’s all-time leading scorer, having moved past Gabriel Batistuta (54 goals) in 2016. He is also Argentina’s most capped player, with Thursday’s match against Bolivia marking his 153rd international appearance.