Messi Scores Beautiful Free Kick Goal Against Nigeria

Three shots on goal have led to two scores for Lionel Messi in the first half against Nigeria. His second goal came on this beautiful free kick – in his 27th birthday cleats no less. Messi bent the ball into the far left corner, giving the keeper no chance.

The score gave Argentina a 2-1 lead. The two teams traded girls earlier in the game, setting a little World Cup history.

Here’s another look at the beautiful strike.