Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez both helped their respective team to win scoring from the penalty spot.

The duo scoring respectively means that the former teammates have equaled Delima Ronaldo’s record for most goals scored for a South American national team in competitive matches.

All three have now struck 39 times in such games , Suarez was the first to equal the Brazil  legend’s record thanks to a first-half penalty in a 2-1 win against Chile.

The Uruguayan former teammates Messi then matched the milestone in a similar fashion as he scored from the spot in a 1-0 win over Ecuador.

Generally, Messi have more goals than both Ronaldo and Suarez on the international stage with 71 senior goals to his name.