Argentina’s Lionel Messi helped Argentina to a two goal lead over Bosnia-Herzegovina with a surgical strike threaded through a narrow gap between a defender and the goalkeeper. A centimeter to the left, and the ball would have been diverted wide off the goalpost.
Messi’s World Cup career began in 2006 when he became the youngest player ever to represent Argentina, and sixth youngest goalscorer in the history of the Cup.
— MessiFanatic (@messifanatic) June 16, 2014
Two weeks before the start of the 2014 World Cup, ESPN got the elusive striker to sit down for a short interview which includes a clip of his left foot being prepared for a gold casting.