Argentina captain, Lionel Messi, has broken the South American menâ€™s record of goals held by Brazil legend, Pele.
Messi netted a hat-trick as they beat Bolivia 3-0 in a World Cup qualifying fixture in Buenos Aires.
It took his total tally of international goals to 79, two more than Peleâ€™s.
Messi is however behind Brazilian duo of Marta (109) and Cristiane (96) for the overall record for most goals scored by a South American player at the international level.
Third on the menâ€™s list is the 34-year-oldâ€™s friend and Paris Saint-Germain teammate Neymar, who has 69 international goals for Brazil.
â€œI was very nervous, I just wanted to enjoy the night. I waited a long time for this.
â€œWe won the game that was the most important thing and now we can celebrate,â€