Lionel Messi’s Cousin, Maxi Biancucchi, Scores Winning Goal for Club Olimpia in Copa Libertadores Game (Video)


The goal Maxi Biancucchi scored on Wednesday would fill his world-famous cousin, Lionel Messi, with pride. ESPN reports he netted the winner for Club Olimpia in its 2-1 victory over Lanus in Copa Libertadores action.

With 10 minutes remaining in a tie game, some quick and tidy passing inside the penalty area freed up Biancucchi, who fired home the winning goal.

The 27-year-old's strike proved to be the winner for the Paraguayan club. Olimpia tops group two with three points after two games.

The Copa Libertadores is the top South American tournament in which clubs from around the continent (and Mexico) participate. Former FIFA World Player of the year Ronaldinho is playing in the competition for Brazilian club Flamengo.

Check out Biancucchi's goal in the video below (at the 1:05 mark).

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