Messi bags brace in Argentina's win against Honduras
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Dhaka, Sept. 24 -- Lionel Messi scored twice and Argentina dominated Honduras 3-0 on Friday in Miami as the World Cup-bound team continues to fine-tune its game ahead of the upcoming international tournament in Qatar.
Messi was at the centre of the action from the opening whistle, lobbing a pass to the charging Papu Gomez who found Lautaro Martinez for an early 1-0 lead, reports Reuters.
The 35-year-old Messi was on the receiving end of a hard foul in the 39th minute when Deybi Flores of Honduras slammed into him, sending him face down onto the turf and drawing a yellow card.
Messi's teammates immediately got in the faces of the Honduras players and the teams exchanged words but stopped short of trading blows. The Argentina captain rem...
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