Barcelona ace Lionel Messi was happy with his goals in Argentina's victory over Uruguay.

Messi insists he's always felt comfortable playing for his country.

"I was always happy playing for Argentina. Now that we are winning, things are easier and it's easier to enjoy," he told reporters.

"I'm happy that the Argentina fans are treating me with a lot of love. It happened at River Plate, then in Cordoba, today here in Mendoza. I'm happy that Argentina fans are treating me like Barcelona fans treat me."