The U.S. men's national team played what some called the "most important game in American men's soccer history" on Tuesday night against Argentina in the Copa America semifinal. But it's no longer of any importance, because one tiny Argentina player recorded an assist, a hockey assist and a goal to help put Argentina up 3-0 within 50 minutes. There's nothing else to take away from the game except this affirmation: Lionel Messi is the best at playing soccer.
The U.S. never had a chance to stop Argentina's second goal. Messi didn't bend the ball over the wall or perform any Roberto Carlos hocus-pocus. He shot a laser over the wall and it hit the most acute part of that goal frame's upper corner. No, really: