Argentina were left shocked when they learnt that superstar Lionel Messi decided to retire from international action after suffering a third consecutive disappointment in the summer.
Messi is regarded as one of the finest footballers of all time. However, he can ascertain this fact only by lifting a major trophy with the national team. Even though he has been crowned as the FIFA Ballon d’Or award winner for a record five times, it is often seen that international team accolades are more important. After failing in the Copa America 2015 and the World Cup 2014, Messi now suffered disappointment in the form of the Copa America centenary 2016 final