Lionel Messi, the International Professional football player who announced the retirement from the Argentina National Team after Argentina lost to Chile in COPA America Centenario Final.
The Man with Jersey no 10, World Popular and famous football forward player, given the statement about the retirement.
The National Team is over for me; it’s my decision, says 29 year old Leo.
The dramatic Final match held between Argentina and Chile on Sunday night at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. Copa America Centenario championship for Chile wrapped up after Francisco Silva’s penalty kick and with their 4-2 wins following by 0-0 draw against their opponent Argentina. This is another final failure for Messi in the finals. The same story repeated Chile drowned Argentina on penalty kicks for the second consecutive year.
This is the nightmare for the Messi Fans and Football lover across the world. He is one of the greatest football players of all time and after missing the penalty shoot-out made him take this emotional decision. This choice made by Messi is indigestible for fans and missing the world class player from the Football. Messi could not be able to win the world cups in the finals, and this is the third following defeat.
Check out the words from Messi from the conference.
Messi says “I tried that much, to be champion with Argentina was not given, I could not get”.
Messi says “It’s amazing but not given … We happened again and criminal”.
Messi says “It’s what I feel now, is a great sadness that I happen again, I have to miss the penalty to me, it was important There.”
Messi says “This is the third final followed, so we looked, we tried, whether it is ….”
Messi says “It’s hard, timing is hard for any analysis in the dressing room I thought it was over for me the team is not for me.”
Messi says “It is for the good of all, not satisfied with reaching the final and not win it.”