Kempes expects Messi to return to international football - FourFourTwo

Lionel Messi will lead Argentina at the 2018 World Cup in Russia, according to Mario Kempes. Share0Tweet0Email0Share0. Published. 30 June 2016. Argentina great Mario Kempes said he expects Lionel Messi to reverse his decision to retire from ...

Young boy BEGS Lionel Messi to reverse his decision to retire from international football - Mirror.co.uk

This young boy has begged Barcelona star Lionel Messi to reverse his decision to retire from international football. A devastated Messi announced he will no longer be making himself available for selection by Argentina after their penalty shoot-out ...

Cristiano Ronaldo on Messi quitting Argentina: 'It hurts me to see him in tears' - NJ.com

Since he announced his retirement from the Argentine national team early Monday morning, star midfielder Lionel Messi has been bombarded with messages from teammates, former players and fans urging him to not quit. This includes Diego Maradona ...

From Tennis to Soccer: What Lionel Messi can learn from Rafael Nadal - Tennis World - the place for Tennis News and Tennis Tournament

The world looked shocked and flabbergasted when Lionel Messi unexpectedly announced his retirement from international football on late Sunday evening, after Argentina the Copa America final to Chile. Messi's rationale for his immediate retirement was ...

Argentina: A nation in a Messi situation - The Roar

As one of the most calm and cool heads under pressure, Lionel Messi stepped up to take Argentina's first penalty of the shootout in the Copa America final. He was expected to tuck away the penalty, but to the dismay of his supporters he ballooned the ...

Argentina begs Messi not to quit - Saudi Gazette

Fans of the Argentina national soccer team wait for players at the airport holding signs that read in Spanish “Lio is not leaving” Monday in Buenos Aires, Argentina. — AP. BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Lionel Messi arrived back in Argentina Monday and ...

Perpetual disappointment for a now retired Lionel Messi - Think Football

Lionel Messi played in his fourth final with Argentina yesterday, but it was the same story, another final, another failure. The devastated star was disconsolate after watching his country lose on penalties in the final of the Copa America to Chile ...

Luis Suarez tips Lionel Messi to reverse decision on international retirement after Copa America heartbreak - Mirror.co.uk

Luis Suarez has backed Lionel Messi to reverse his decision on international retirement following Argentina's heartbreaking defeat to Chile in the Copa America final. The Ballon d'Or winner called it a day for his country after the penalty shootout ...

Messi 'God's gift' to Argentina - president - AS English

Argentina's President Mauricio Macri said Tuesday Lionel Messi was "God's gift" to the country and it should take better care of him after he vowed to quit the national team. "We are lucky, it is one of life's pleasures, it is a gift from God to have ...

Messi Exit May Slash Team Deals as President Begs Him to Stay - Bloomberg

Lionel Messi during the Copa America Centenario Final in East Rutherford, New Jersey, on June 26, 2016. Photographer: Ira L. Black/Corbis via Getty Images. Lionel Messi's decision to withdraw from international soccer is putting sponsorship deals for ...

Messi vs Ronaldo- A Different View - SportsBlog.com (blog)

Now before you start thinking "Ugh another Messi vs Ronaldo post" hear me out. In light of the conclusion of Copa America 2016 and Euro 2016 which is currently in progress, this article will talk about why we shouldn't put too much effort into ...

Messi fails to match Maradona success in Argentina shirt - Himalayan Times

Argentina midfielder Lionel Messi (10) stands for the national anthem before the match against the United States in the semifinals of the 2016 Copa America Centenario soccer tournament at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports.

Messi says he's quitting Argentina national team after loss to Chile - NBC Sports - Misc. (blog)

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Lionel Messi put his penalty kick over the crossbar, grabbed his shirt, clenched his teeth and put both hands over his face. A few minutes later he walked off the field, a dazed, pained look on his bearded face. The greatest ...

Diego Maradona once quit Argentina after heartbreak and came back (so why not Messi?) - FOXSports.com

Lionel Messi told reporters after Argentina's second Copa America final loss to Chile in as many years — and fourth final loss in nine years — that the national team is now over for him. He's done. Retired from international football, just like that ...

Lionel Messi, forgiveness and the retirement that divided Argentina - The Guardian (blog)

The Barcelona forward is one of the greatest to have have played the game. But his international career highlighted the fraught marriage between football and country. Lionel Messi has retired from international football at the age of 29, and ...

Ex-Bills QB Jim Kelly explains how Lionel Messi can move on after four championship losses - FOXSports.com

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 ...

Lionel Messi News: Argentina Legend Diego Maradona Comments On Criticism Of The Barcelona Star - International Business Times

Diego Maradona, the Argentina legend and World Cup champion, has come to the defense of superstar Lionel Messi after the country's disappointing loss at the Copa America Centenario final last week and his subsequent retirement from international ...

Diego Maradona On Lionel Messi's Retirement: 'Leave Him Alone' - Newsweek

Diego Maradona has urged Argentina fans to leave Lionel Messi alone in the wake of his decision to retire from international football. Messi, the Argentina captain, made the announcement on Sunday following defeat to Chile on penalties in the final of ...

Lionel Messi Needs To Reverse His Retirement - The Federalist

This little man has done things with a soccer ball on his foot that would make Pele blush. He shouldn't let international championship losses end his storied career. By David Marcus. David Marcus. By David Marcus. June 30, 2016. An old joke asks, “How ...

10 Stars Who Came Back From International Retirement - Soccer Laduma

Argentina fans are begging Lionel Messi to make a u-turn on his shock retirement, so we had a look at 10 other stars, including two South Africans, who returned to their national teams after announcing their international retirements. Click through the ...