Lionel Messi did not play in Argentina’s World Cup Qualifier with Venezuela on Tuesday, but there was a goal that looked like one of his. With Messi out injured and back in Spain for treatment, it was Venezuela’s Juanpi who scored a Messi-like goal for the Vinotinto to take a 1-0 lead. Look at this piece of magic.
The nutmeg, fine footwork, and the world-class finish from little angle? That’s a Messi-like goal if I’ve ever seen one. What a strike.
Source: CBS Sports Headlines / WATCH: Venezuela scores magical, Messi-like goal against Argentina