Messi breaks Pele's record

Lionel Messi scored his 79th international goal Thursday night. To break the record for men’s goals in South America held by Brazilian legend Pele.

Messi scored three goals in Argentina’s 3-0 win over Bolivia last night. Valid for World Cup qualifiers.

Moreover, the Argentine has scored 79 goals in 152 games. However, he still has time to continue to increase that number and will try to get closer to the numbers of Cristiano (111 goals). Who is the top scorer for national teams in the world.

The best goal scorers of the South American teams:

1.Lionel Messi: 79 (Argentina)
2.Pele: 77 (Brazil)
3.Neymar: 69 (Brazil)
4.Luis Suarez: 64 (Uruguay)
5.Ronaldo: 62 (Brazil)

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