Lautaro Martinez has a better scoring ratio for the Argentina national team than Lionel Messi, Gabriel Batistuta and other legends.
Despite just turning 22 years old, the current Inter striker has had a phenomenal personal start to his Argentina national team career. Lautaro has scored 9 goals in 13 matches for Argentina.
Scoring three goals vs. Mexico in just 22 minutes, the numbers moved the former Racing Club man ahead of certain big Argentina names.
In short, in their first 13 games for Argentina, both Gonzalo Higuaín and Diego Maradona had scored 7 goals. Gabriel Batistuta had 6 goals in his first 13 games and Hernan Crespo with 5 in 13 while Sergio Aguero had 4 goals in 13 matches.
As for Lionel Messi, he had 2 goals in his first 13 for Argentina.
Lautaro Martinez: 9 goals in 13 games.
Gonzalo Higuaín: 7 goals in 13 games.
Diego Maradona: 7 goals in 13 games.
Gabriel Batistuta: 6 goals in 13 games.
Hernan Crespo: 5 goals in 13 games.
Sergio Aguero: 4 goals in 13 games.
Lionel Messi: 2 goals in 13 games.