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Messi becomes the first player to assist in five FIFA World Cup

Messi becomes the first player to assist in five FIFA World Cup

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Lionel Messi became the first player to participate in five FIFA World Cups as a provider.

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when he assisted Enzo Fernandez's goal as Argentina defeated Mexico 2-0 on Sunday.

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Messi gave his team the lead with a goal in the game's 64th minute before assisting in the 87th.

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He now holds the record for being the oldest player to both scores and assist in a World Cup game.

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On his debut in 2006 against Serbia, Messi assisted in his first World Cup goal.

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The Argentine contributed one assist in each of the years 2010 and 2014, then twice at the Russia 2018 World Cup.

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With 17 goals, Messi also holds the Copa America record for most assists.