Lionel Messi world’s classic player, has shocked the football lovers world by announced his retirement from Argentinian national football team after loss to Chile in Copa America Finals. 29- Year Old lead the team to three finals : FIFA World Cup in 2014, the Copa America in 2015 and this year’s Copa America Centenario and lost all three.
This is very shocking for soccer world as the Messi is the most loved footballer all over the world. Only two days back , it was Messi’s 29th Birthday. After just two days , shocking news came out.
Lionel Messi is one of the best footballers in the world and has contributed heavily to Argentina’s rise to the final of three major tournaments. With Barcelona, Lionel Messi has also won 8 La Liga titles and 4 Champions Leagues.
Lionel Messi said;
“It’s been four finals, I tried. It was the thing I wanted the most, but I couldn’t get it, so I think it’s over,”
“I think this is best for everyone. First of all for me, and then for everyone. I think there’s a lot of people who want this, who obviously are not satisfied, as we are not satisfied reaching a final and not winning it.
“It’s very hard, but the decision is taken. Now I will not try more and there will be no going back.”
#Messi: "Es difícil, el momento es duro para cualquier análisis. En el vestuario pensé que se terminó para mí la Selección, no es para mí".
— Selección Argentina (@Argentina) June 27, 2016
English Translation: “It is difficult, the time is hard for any analysis. In the dressing room I thought the selection was completed for me, it is not for me.”