Lionel Messi leads Argentina in Copa America He scored 46 goals in 20 games in the tournament. Messi has contributed 3 of Argentina’s 7 goals in 4 matches. Neymar is just behind with two goals. Messi and Neymar are on par with two assists. Messi, who is playing in his sixth Copa del Rey, has a combined net of 12 goals. Messi needs just 5 goals to reach this record. Messi will go on to become the most capped American player in four matches. Argentina fans have high hopes as the quarter-finals begin on Saturday.