Argentina officially qualified for the World Cup Round of 16 on Wednesday.

Argentina won their final group match 2-0 against Poland to go to the knockout stage.

As always, Lionel Messi was in the spotlight

The Argentine magician did, however, experience a moment that he would prefer to swiftly forget.

In the 38th minute, Messi missed a penalty kick that would have given his team the lead and the advantage in the game.

But in the 46th minute, Alexis MacAllister gave Argentina the lead, sending the home crowd into raptures.

But in the 46th minute, Alexis MacAllister gave Argentina the lead, sending the home crowd into raptures.

Argentina advanced to the Round of 16 as Julian Alvarez's goal in the 67th minute ended the match.

According to the Twitter account FIFA World Cup Stats, 

Messi received the Man of the Match award but decided to present it to MacAllister as a nice gesture.