Messi does it again.
Iran fought hard for 90 minutes, protecting their goal and counter-attacking when possible.
But they could only hold Messi down for so long. Messi finally found some room and curled a perfect strike into the corner to net the only tally of the match in stoppage time.
Iran showed they are a quality side in their battle against Argentina, but the brilliance of Messi was the difference in this match.
Argentina is through to the Round of 16, however they wrap up their Group F foray with a match Wednesday vs. Nigeria.
Iran will face off against Bosnia and Herzegovina in their Group F finale.