Lionel Messi Scored a great goal for Oswaldo Sanchez over a decade ago in A America’s Cup.
Lionel Messi left a great legacy in football, and 16 years ago he scored an amazing goal against Oswaldo Sanchez in a game Mexico vs. Argentina in the America’s Cup.
In the 2007 Gold Cup, Lionel Messi scored a wonderful goal that was impossible for Oswaldo Sanchez, as he put the ball into the corner thanks to a wonderful pump that gave the Albiceleste team more advantages.
At the time, the Mexican national team was led by Hugo Sanchez but they could not face Argentina on that occasion and ended up falling 3-0.
We must remember that the last time Mexico participated in the Copa America was in 2016 and since then they have not participated in the tournament.
Lionel Messi and his arrival at Inter Miami
Lionel Messi He decided to continue his career MLS Inter Miami, She is the team’s blockbuster and will debut very soon against Cruz Azul in the League Cup.
In this sense, Lionel Messi will perform next Sunday, July 16, at DRV PNK Stadium in Florida. Whereas, his debut will be on July 21 at First day of the League Cup against Cruz Azul.
Why Mexico does not participate in the Copa America?
the Mexican national team did not participate in America’s Cup Because it is one of the most important CONMEBOL tournaments.
Conmebol includes the following countries: Argentina, Colombia, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela.
while, CONCACAF What is the Union of North America, Central America and the Caribbeanis to which Mexico belongs along with Canada, the United States and Costa Rica.
This is why Mexico has always been invited to the Copa America, which was played from 1993 to 2016:
- Ecuador 1993
- Uruguay 1995
- Bolivia 1997
- Paraguay 1999
- Columbia 2001
- Peru 2004
- Venezuela 2007
- Argentina 2011
- Chile 2015
- United States 2016