Lionel Messi has sent an ominous warning out to his World Cup rivals, hitting a hat trick as Argentina cruised to a 4-0 friendly win over Haiti on Tuesday.
The Barcelona star cooly slotted home a penalty to break the deadlock in the 17th minute before adding two more goals in eight second-half minutes at La Bombonera.
Messi then turned provider, setting up substitute Sergio Aguero for the final goal with 21 minutes remaining.
"I want to thank all the fans that supported us tonight," Messi told TyC...
Nicaragua have qualified for the Gold Cup after beating Haiti 4-3 on aggregate in dramatic fashion and will line up in the same group as the U.S. at this summer's tournament.
With Nicaragua trailing 3-1 on aggregate in the second leg of their playoff tie, captain Juan Barrera scored a hat trick in the final eight minutes to claim a 3-0 win on the day and a 4-3 victory on aggregate.
Nicaragua are the final team to book their spot at the 2017 Gold Cup and will be in Group B of the competition alongside...
The United States will face Panama, Martinique and either Haiti or Nicaragua in Group B of the CONCACAF Gold Cup this summer, the confederation announced on Tuesday.
In Group C, Mexico will face El Salvador, Jamaica and Curacao. Honduras, the winner of January's Copa Centroamericana are seeded in Group A and will face Costa Rica, French Guiana and Canada.
The final spot in this summer's tournament will be decided in a two-legged playoff between Haiti and Nicaragua later this month.
Ecuador booked a Copa America quarterfinal clash with the United States after a 4-0 Group B win over Haiti in East Rutherford.
La Tri finished second in the group and made a quick start when Enner Valencia put them ahead in the 11th minute with his second goal of the tournament.
Christian Noboa played in the West Ham striker and he made no mistake in dispatching the ball past Johnny Placide.
And they were two up just nine minutes later when a long ball from Walter Ayovi picked out Enner Valencia...