Lionel Messi, retires from International football . “For me the national team is over. I’ve done all I can, it hurts not to be a champion,” Messi said. The decision is the aftermath of the loss of Argentina against Chile in the Copa America Finals. Messi’s penalty miss in that final was a turning point of the match. Argentina has lost 3 major titles in the past 3 years.
The 29 yr old was the forward for Argentina and Barcelona. Messi has won 8 La Liga titles and four Champions Leagues with Barcelona.