#WorldCup2018: Lionel Messi fails to inspire Argentina to their first win, misses a penalty as they settle for 1 - 1 draw against Iceland | Naijadailyfeed - Latest Entertainment News in Nigeria

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#WorldCup2018: Lionel Messi fails to inspire Argentina to their first win, misses a penalty as they settle for 1 - 1 draw against Iceland


Superstar footballer, Lionel Messi fell below expectations as he failed to inspire Argentina to their first win against Iceland at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow today.

The Argentine captain and five-time Ballon d'Or winner could not convert a spot kick to give his nation a 2- 1 lead as Iceland goalkeeper, Hannes Halldorsson guessed correctly and dived to his right for the ball.

#WorldCup2018: Lionel Messi fails to inspire Argentina to their first win, misses a penalty as they settle for 1 - 1 draw against Iceland?

Messi who had scored 64 goals in 124 games for Argentina before today's match also missed several chances after his penalty miss.

In the game, Argentina had a total of 27 shots to Iceland's eight, with Messi alone attempting 11, but still could not find a way through.

Both Argentina and Iceland have 1 point each after their 1 - 1 draw. They will face Croatia and Nigeria respectively in their next games.

#WorldCup2018: Lionel Messi fails to inspire Argentina to their first win, misses a penalty as they settle for 1 - 1 draw against Iceland?
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