Lionel Messi and Enzo Fernandez scored two second half goals as South Americans Argentina strolled past North Americans Mexico in group C of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
Messi lit up the Lusail stadium stands with a long-range low drive past goalkeeper G. Ochoa in the 64th minute.
This was Messi’s second goal of the championship after the penalty against Saudi Arabia in the 1-2 slip.
Enzo Hernandez beautifully curled home with three minutes to play for the maximum points as Argentina earned their first victory of the campaign.
At 21 years of age, Hernandez, a midfielder at Benfica scored his first ever FIFA World Cup goal that was wildly celebrated.
In spite of his youth, the Argentinian has showed an enormous maturity from his arrival to the European elite. After the triumph in front of Mexico, Fernández commented: "This group goes to represent to the Argentinians of the best way. We want to achieve a victory more than is very important for us", said after manifesting his joy by the so much achieved. The Barça will follow attentive to his projection, although it is clear that his exit will not be at all simple.