Fans claim Lionel Messi is ‘still the best player in the world’ after his performance for Argentina vs Guatemala goes viral

Fans have insisted that Lionel Messi remains the greatest footballer on earth following a talismanic performance from the Argentina captain.

With their Copa America opener against Canada just one week away, the reigning World Cup winners took on Guatemala in a friendly at the FedExField in Maryland.

In front of a capacity crowd, the minnows did the unthinkable by taking the lead after just four minutes, with Man United defender Lisandro Martinez turning the ball into his own net after Emi Martinez saved from a free-kick.

Argentina wasted little time drawing level however, and after a strong press, Messi latched on to a poor pass from the Guatemalan goalkeeper to equalise.

Lautaro Martinez gave Argentina the lead from the penalty spot before the Inter Milan striker added a second after the interval following an sublimely-worked combination with Messi.

Fans have heaped praise on Lionel Messi for his performance in Argentina’s win over Guatemala

Messi added a fourth following a one-two with Angel Di Maria, cementing a dominant win in their final warm-up.

Following Argentina’s victory, Fans took to social media to assert the Inter Miami star remains the best player in world football.

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