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Messi's best games for Argentina: From tearing the USMNT apart to salvaging World Cup qualification

Lionel Messi is in perhaps his final World Cup, and so far, so good for the Argentina icon.

His latest performance - a goalscoring effort in the semi-final against Croatia - was one of his most important, though there are certainly many standout efforts over the years to choose from.

There may be more to come, too, with Messi set to make his second World Cup final appearance when Argentina take on holders France in the 2022 showpiece.

GOAL takes a look at some of his best-ever international performances...

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