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Doha: The star footballer Lionel Messi has said in his statement after defeating Australia that his team is now one step away from its goal.

Speaking to the media, Lionel Messi said Argentina had taken ‘another step’ towards their goal of World Cup glory by beating Australia in the last 16.

The 35-year-old forward Messi scored for Argentina in the first half before Julian Alvarez struck to ensure a dramatic finish to the game at the Ahmed Bin Ali Stadium on Saturday.

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Messi’s goal came in his 1,000th appearance for club and country. “Another goal has been achieved, we are one step away from our goal,” Messi said at the press conference.

Messi not only described this game as difficult but said that this is the World Cup, all his games are difficult, he admitted that he wanted to win.

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Messi also thanked the thousands of Argentina fans in the stadium who applauded him during the 90 minutes. He said it would be nice if the whole of Argentina was here, but obviously that can’t happen.