Lionel Messi and Friday not successful return experienced in the Argentine national team. The South Americans lost a practice duel in Madrid with 1-3 of Venezuela.
Newcastle United striker Salomón Rondón put Venezuela after just six minutes on lead. Jhon Murillo made at the end of the first half for a 0-2 halftime.
Lautaro Martínez brought to Argentina after an hour back in the match (1-2), but by a rake penalty of Atlanta United-striker Josef Martínez pulled Venezuela the contest final.
Following his departure to chelsea Nicolás Tagliafico has played the entire duel for Argentina, with a relatively young team started. Former FC Twente defender Roberto Rosales made the ninety minutes in Venezuela, that 32nd is on the FIFA-ranking.
Lionel Messi was just another captain in Argentina. (Photo: Pro Shots)
First international match Messi since the world cup
The 31-year-old Messi played his first international match since the world cup last summer in Russia, where Argentina in the eighth finals was eliminated by the later champion France (4-3).
It meant yet another disappointment in the shirt of the ‘Albicelestes’ for the star of FC Barcelona, who never has won a prize with Argentina.
Messi came Friday in Wanda Metropolitano stadium of Atlético Madrid, for the 129th time in action for his national team. With 65 hits he is the top scorer of all times of his country.
Argentina will play Tuesday a practice duel with Morocco in the Stade Ibn Batouta in Tanger, but according to various media will Messi match skip.