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Argentina Records

Most appearances:

172

Top scorer:

98

Most assists:

53

Most free kicks:

9

Most hat-tricks:

8

Most goals in a calendar year:

18

Most goals at the World Cup:

13

Most assists at the World Cup:

8

* Shared with Maradona

Only player to score against:

every CONMEBOL* nation

* South American Football Confederation

Youngest player to play in a World Cup:

18 years, 357 days

* World Cup 2006

Youngest player to score in a World Cup:

18 years, 357 days

* World Cup 2006

Youngest player to captain in a World Cup:

22 years, 363 days

* World Cup 2010

Most goals scored in one FIFA World Cup Qualifications Campaign

10 goals

* World Cup 2014 qualifying campaign

Only player to score in 5 and 6 different World Cup games:

in a single tournament

* World Cup 2022

Only player to score in 3 and 4 World Cup knockout games:

in a single tournament

* World Cup 2022