Lionel Messi , Argentina and Barcelona forward retired from international duty after missing in a penalty shootout against Chile in Copa America final. Chile won the Copa America final.
Lionel Messi burst into tears on Sunday evening down that Argentina suffered another heartbreak final in Chile MetLife Stadium. The lasting moment of the Copa America Centenario may be Messi missing in the penalty kick shootouts and then breaking down in tears. But now that perhaps the lasting image of 29-year-old superstar in the uniform of Argentina.
After losing, Messi, in the heat of the moment, shocking announced he is retiring from the international football.
“It is difficult, time is difficult for any analysis. In the locker room, I thought the national team was over for me, not for me,” said Messi, account of social media Argentina.
It is rare for someone of his age and level of Elite step away from the game to see (international) at this age.
Messi’s quote in the mixed zone, translated by two colleagues: pic.twitter.com/VvE7fuFSuQ
— Brian Straus (@BrianStraus) June 27, 2016
#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