Messi scores on Argentina return in World Cup qualifier

FC Barcelona’s Lionel Messi scored on his return from international retirement as Argentina beat Uruguay 1-0 to go top of the South American World Cup qualifying group. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Spain-based forward decided to stop playing for his country in June, but reversed the decision two months later. Brazil remain in fifth place, outside the automatic qualification spots, in spite of their 3-0 win over Ecuador.