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The Uruguayan striker shared his thoughts about what could have caused Messi to make such a shocking decision, shortly after losing the Copa América final against Chile.
As days go by, more voices have their say about Lionel Messi's decision to call it quits from the Argentinean National Team. One of those voices comes from his Barcelona team-mate, Luis Suárez, who thinks that "La Pulga" will end up re-considering... Read the rest of the article »
Will this honorary monument convince Argentina's record goalscorer to rethink his decision to retire?
The movement to get Argentina superstar Lionel Messi to go back on his decision to retire from international football after the Copa America Centenario final loss to Chile continues to grow. Read the rest of the article »
Fans pleaded with the Barcelona superstar not to quit...
After a disastrous and humiliating exit for England at Euro 2016, captain Wayne Rooney vows to continue his international career with the Three Lions.
On Monday night, England took on underdogs Iceland in the round of 16 of UEFA Euro 2016, and the result came to a shock to many around the world. At first, the English supporters were thrilled to have been paired up with Iceland in the last 16 match compared... Read the rest of the article »
A devastated Leo revealed that his international career is no more after a heartbreaking defeat to Chile in the Copa America Centenario final
Whether Lionel Messi will go back on his decision to quit on international football remains in the hearts of Argentina fans, as the 2-year-old superstar revealed in the wake of their devastating defeat to Chile on penalties (again) in the Copa America... Read the rest of the article »
Lionel Messi has been urged to reconsider his decision to retire from international football at the age of 29.
Barely a day after Argentina legendary footballer Lionel Messi announced his retirement from international football following his country’s defeat to Chile in the finals of the Copa America Centenario, Argentina fans are keen on convincing him to... Read the rest of the article »
Lionel Messi announced his retirement from international football moments after Argentina's defeat to Chile in the finals of the Copa America Centenario.
On Monday June 27, the world woke up to the shocking news that one of the most decorated footballers in the history of the sport had decided to hang up his boots at the international level. Lionel Messi made the announcement after failing to win the Copa... Read the rest of the article »
The Argentine player revealed his feelings in a post-match interview with one of his home country's TV stations.
Lionel Messi announced his retirement from international football in a brief interview with Argentinean TV station TyC Sports. Read the rest of the article »
Shortly after the Copa América Centenario concluded, the Argentine ace decided he won't be playing anymore with...
The Argentine superstar failed to score his shot from the spot against his Barcelona team-mate Claudio Bravo, which gave way for Chile's win.
As incredible as it may seem, Lionel Messi wasn't there when La Albiceleste needed him the most. Read the rest of the article »
The Argentine ace kicked off the penalty shootout for Argentina, just moments after Arturo Vidal had his penalty denied by Sergio Romero. With all...
Referee Heber Lopes sent off Marcelo Díaz and Marcos Rojo during the first 45 minutes. Both decisions raised a few eyebrows.
The Copa América Centenario final has been a rough match, with harsh tackles flying around by both teams. Unfortunately for fans and experts, the referee of this match is stealing the show, with a couple of complicated decisions by the game's officer... Read the rest of the article »
'La Pulga' will be fighting to become the tournament's top scorer. As of now, he trails Chilean striker Edu Vargas by one goal.
Lionel Messi knows there could be no more chances for Argentina to win a title, so he wants to take the Copa América Centenario trophy home and end a 23-year drought for La Albiceleste. Read the rest of the article »
During a pre-match press conference,"La Pulga"...
The Argentina and Barcelona legend – one of the greatest football players to have existed – turns 29 today.
Today marks a very special day in world football. On this date – June 24 – in 1987, Lionel Messi was born. Friday sees the Argentine superstar celebrate his 29th birthday, having become one of the most revered football players in history. Read the rest of the article »
'La Pulga' scored the second goal of the evening against the United States with a stunning free kick.
Even though it was just a matter of time, Lionel Messi found the way to amaze his fans against the United States. Read the rest of the article »
"La Pulga" became Argentina's all-time top scorer with a free kick goal against the Stars & Stripes, good enough to...
USA fans are geared up for what is widely considered as their country's biggest soccer match in their history.
As USA prepare to face Argentina for their Copa America Centenario semi-final match at the NRG Stadium in Houston, the home fans are fired up for this crucial tie. Read the rest of the article »
Top on their agenda is to stop the lethal Lionel Messi, who, despite missing the...
The German coach is in search of a hat-trick of wins over La Albiceleste when the Stars and Stripes clash with Messi and Co.
Copa America Centenario is already into the semi-final round, with the United States gearing up to face the almighty Argentina on Tuesday. Read the rest of the article »
Despite boasting the home advantage, the hosts are expected to lose and thus crash out at the hands of La...
In what would be a repeat of the 2015 final, and a chance at revenge for La Pulga and Co., both La Albiceleste and La Roja appear destined to meet once again in the ultimate game.
The odds seem to favor this scenario. It has probably already dawned on all those following Copa America Centenario, currently underway in the United States. With Chile set to face off with Colombia in the semi-finals, and Argentina gearing up for a battle... Read the rest of the article »
La Albiceleste have been dominant during the entire tournament with or without Lionel Messi. Here are some facts to consider ahead of the first Copa América Centenario semi-final on Tuesday, June 21, 2016.
Since Day 1, Argentina are portrayed as Copa America Centenario favorites. With their enviable crop of players in all areas of the field, everything seems to be in place for them to end their 23-year title drought. Read the rest of the article »
Coach Gerardo Martino had to...
Captain Lionel Messi will be the center of attention during USA vs Argentina but what does history tell us about his performances with his national team in semi-final clashes at major international tournaments?
After all that's been said and done, Argentine superstar Lionel Messi is close to reaching his third straight final with La Albiceleste. So far, the talented playmaker hasn't been able to end Argentina's 23-year silverware drought, but as he gets ready... Read the rest of the article »
Chile's Arturo Vidal has declared Argentina and Barcelona star Lionel Messi the best player in the world.
The Chile and Bayern Munich midfielder has finally aired his opinion on the endless debate about the best player in the world. The former Juventus star was speaking after his country crushed Mexico 7-0 in their Copa America quarter-final clash on Sunday... Read the rest of the article »
Argentina will face Jurgen Klinsmann's crew on Tuesday with hopes to reach their third consecutive final. Messi has his eyes set on another final with the hunger to bag his first ever silverware with El Albiceleste.
After Tata Martino's men struggled in their last two finals, losing to Germany at the 2014 World Cup and later to Chile at last summer's Copa America, Argentina will want to bring the trophy home after back-to-back heartbreaks. Read the rest of the article »
Speaking at the...
'La Pulga' scored the third of La Albiceleste's four goals against Venezuela, sealing their spot in the semi-finals against the USMNT.
Lionel Messi had scheduled a date with history prior to the start of the Copa América. He had that date today, by becoming Argentina's joint top scorer for La Albiceleste. Read the rest of the article »
The Argentine ace scored his 54th goal with the National Team, good...