Argentina needed only three minutes to open the scoring against the U.S. in the Copa America semifinal on Tuesday night, and Lionel Messi made quite the impact.

Off a corner, Messi was at the top of the box and played a high through ball in to Ezequiel Lavezzi, who made no mistake. Check it out:

Not a good start for the U.S. If Argentina gets one more goal before the U.S. scores, it's likely too tall of a mountain to climb for the stars and stripes.

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