LIONEL MESSI RUMORS & GOSSIP

Teammate thinks Messi will un-retire from Argentina's national team

Luis Suarez has some good news for international soccer fans: you might not have seen the last of Lionel Messi in an Argentina jersey. Suarez, one of Messi’s club teammates with FC Barcelona, told Uruguay’s Radio Tenfield on Wednesday that he expects Messi to reverse his decision to retire from international soccer. “Knowing Leo, I’m sure it was said in a moment of sadness...
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Ex-Bills QB Jim Kelly explains how Lionel Messi can move on after four championship losses

There's no shame in reaching the championship game four times and coming up short.Okay, fine. There might be a little shame in never winning a championship when you come so close on multiple occasions. But former Buffalo Bills QB Jim Kelly, who famously lost four Super Bowls, wants soccer superstar Lionel Messi to know that you have to keep your head held high even when you feel...
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Lionel Messi isn't actually going to retire...right?

Lionel Messi stunned the sporting world by announcing his retirement from international play after Argentina's gut-wrenching loss to Chile in the Copa America Final. But, with Argentina still being one of the best teams in the world and Messi's financial issues looming, is the world's greatest footballer really going to retire? Bonta Hill and Eddie Maisonet debate whether this...
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Messi doesn't have to win a damn thing for Argentina

Lionel Messi. The greatest player who’s ever played since I’ve been alive (1989). One could make the case that he’s the greatest of all time. Yes, regardless of if he never wins a trophy with Argentina. No matter what the country’s supporters say. Especially no matter what the cocaine-ridden, Hand-of-God cheat Diego Maradona says. Speaking of Maradona, I don’t recall...
Via The Sports Post
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Argentina's mass retirement signal to AFA to clean itself up

Argentinian soccer and the Argentinian Football Association have long been the subject of claims of mass corruption off the field. On the field, it has been all sorts of heartbreak for one of the most talented generations to never win a major title. Following a fourth major tournament final loss in a row, the biggest star of them all called it an international career. Yes, Lionel...
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Lionel Messi says he is done playing with national team

Lionel Messi was so dejected after Argentina lost to Chile in the Copa America final on Sunday that he said after the match that he was retiring from the country’s national team. “My thinking right now and thinking about it in the locker room, I’m done playing with the national team,” said Messi. Messi, widely regarded as the best player in the world, may have felt especially...
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Lionel Messi says he’s retiring from international play following heartbreaking loss

Argentina lost the Copa America final to Chile on Sunday in a penalty shootout, and it especially left Lionel Messi heartbroken after the superstar missed badly on a penalty kick. Well, Messi said on Argentine television after the loss that he’s retiring from international play: “The national team is over for me,” he told the Argentine network TyC Sports after Chile beat Argentina...
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Messi's missed kicks gets the Crying Jordan treatment

For the second consecutive Copa America final, Chile took down Argentina in a shootout, and this one was especially hard on Lionel Messi. After 120 minutes of no goals, the match went to a shootout on Sunday, and the world’s greatest player missed badly, for his first-ever shootout miss: #ARGvCHI Este fue el penal fallado de Messi https://t.co/0ADOiy7BnI — Univision Deportes...
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WATCH: Messi's missed penalty kick costs Argentina Copa America

The unthinkable happened on Argentina’s first penalty kick attempt in the Copa America 2016 final. Superstar Lionel Messi had a chance to give his team an early 1-0 PK lead after Chile missed its first attempt, but his shot went way over the net. Lionel Messi.. #CopaAmerica pic.twitter.com/wpd4oTwZs6 — Spor HD (@sporhd_official) June 27, 2016 Another look at Lionel Messi...
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Lionel Messi is the best ever, but he still needs Copa America to shut up the haters

Lionel Messi is the greatest player to ever play the game of soccer. There's little argument against him, considering how good he has been for Barcelona over the last decade-plus. And considering how good he has been for Argentina.The diminutive superstar has been knocked for never winning a trophy for his country, but it's hard to blame him for the team's failings. He became the...
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