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Lionel Messi's Last-Minute Goal Is Just One More Reason He's Amazing (VIDEO, GIF)

06/21/2014 04:22 EDT | Updated 06/23/2014 10:59 EDT

All bow down to Lionel Messi.

Argentina's forward and captain scored in stoppage time to give the team a 1-0 win over Iran and move to the second round of the World Cup.

Also, his goal is the stuff of legend.

GIF: Bend it like Messi - see the reaction of the Iranian def... on Twitpic(GIF via @cjzero)

Iran had defended solidly throughout the game and also took the match to Argentina in the second half, creating several chances to win the Group F match and cause a tournament sensation. But Iran was punished for those missed chances when Messi picked up the ball about 20 yards (meters) out and curled a shot into the left hand corner.

With files from the Canadian Press

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