June 21, 2015 / 6:53 AM / in 3 years

Messi wins 100th Argentina cap

Argentina's Lionel Messi wipes his face at the end of the first round Copa America 2015 soccer match against Jamaica at Estadio Sausalito in Vina del Mar, Chile, June 20, 2015. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

SANTIAGO, June 20 (Reuters) – Lionel Messi won his 100th Argentina cap when he started the Copa America Group B match against Jamaica on Saturday.

The Barcelona forward became only the fifth Argentine to reach three figures. The others are Diego Simeone (106), Javier Mascherano (113), Roberto Ayala (115) and Javier Zanetti (145).

Messi has scored 46 international goals.

Writing by Gideon Long, editing by Tony Jimenez

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