Messi reacts as Argentina qualify for Copa America semi-final

Argentina captain, Lionel Messi, is excited after they beat Ecuador 3-0 on Saturday, to qualify for the Copa America semi-final.

Messi scored a free-kick and laid on two assists, as they progressed into the last four making it his 76th goal for Argentina, taking him to within one of Pele’s South American records.

“I’ve always said that individual prizes are secondary, we’re here for something else,” The 34-year-old Barcelona star said.

“We have an objective and we’re focused on that.

“It was a hard match, we know how difficult an opponent they can be. The important thing is we’ve taken another step forward.”

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