Lionel Messi Shows, Again, Why He Is the Best in Extra Time Against Iran (Videos)
Argentina’s world-class star Lionel Messi got so excited after scoring a goal in extra time against Iran that he temporarily forgot he was a person and was running around like an airplane.
Of course, the game probably wore down his sanity as Iran is generally considered the weakest team in the tourney, and Argentina was unable to put them away until after regulation time.
The kick was a damn good one, and just about the only thing that Argentina could muster to solidify their victory over an Iran squad that had brought their A-game for 90 minutes.
Here’s a video of the goal from the net:
And here’s one from a bit farther back, giving it a much more impressive context:
He scored a similar game changer over Bosnia earlier in the week, living up to his reputation, and perhaps even raising it a little.