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World Cup 2022: Watch Wholesome Moment As Lionel Messi’s Family Celebrate His Goal Against Mexico
- Lionel Messi's wife, Antonella Roccuzzo, led her three sons in celebrating Messi's goal against Mexico on November 26th
- The family watched the game live from the stadium as Argentina picked up an important win in their pursuit of the World Cup
- Argentina still have to play Poland in their final group fixture, knowing that maximum points could guarantee them the top spot in their group
Lionel Messi's family was in attendance at the Lusail Stadium as Argentina beat Mexico to get their first win at the 2022 World Cup.
Argentina bounced back from a shock 2-1 defeat at the hands of Saudi Arabia, with Messi inspiring his side to a monumental win.
Messi's wife, Antonella Roccuzzo and her three sons, Mateo, Ciro and Thiago, plus Messi's father, Jorge Messi, were among the fans in Doha to watch another iconic performance from the seven-time Ballon d'Or winner.
The game was screaming for a moment of magic after a drab and dour affair in the first half. Messi stepped up in the 64th minute with a rasping shot to send the stadium into a frenzy.
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A video showing Rocuzzo's and her son's reactions has emerged online, with relief written all over their faces.
The family was donning Argentina's away purple-looking jersey with Messi's number and initials emblazoned on their backs. They will be hoping for a repeat performance on Wednesday when they face Poland in a Group C decider.
Emotional scenes after Messi's goal
Sports Brief also reported that Lionel Messi scored a stunning goal for Argentina in their second World Cup group game against Mexico. The value placed on Messi's goal was best expressed by an Argentine fan at the Lusail Iconic Stadium, who could not help but shed tears after witnessing the goal.
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Messi's Argentina were consigned to a shock defeat at the hands of minnows Saudi Arabia in their 2022 World Cup opener.
Argentina had to win against El Tri at all costs to avoid an early exit, which will dent the greatest of all-time status of Lionel Messi, who revealed the 2022 World Cup would be his last at the global showpiece.
Dressing room celebrations
Argentina players have celebrated winning their first World Cup match of the tournament following their comfortable 2-0 win over Mexico on Saturday.
Lionel Messi proved to be the difference after his 64th-minute strike from outside the box crept into the corner to hand the South American side a much-needed victory.
Argentina players were clearly relieved at avoiding a defeat that would have seen them eliminated from the competition after post-game celebrations emerged online.