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I want to win a trophy with Argentina: Lionel Messi

I want to win a trophy with Argentina: Lionel Messi

Buenos Aires: Lionel Messi has reiterated his commitment to Argentina’s national team and hit out at “lies” about him in his homeland. The 31-year-old ended an eight-month self-imposed exile from international football against Venezuela last week, but could not prevent a 3-1 defeat in Madrid. He then missed the Albiceleste’s[Read More…]

FIFA bans Lionel Messi for 4 World Cup qualifying games

Lionel Messi has been banned from Argentina’s next four World Cup qualifiers, starting with Tuesday’s game in Bolivia. FIFA says Messi was banned for verbally abusing an assistant referee during a home qualifier against Chile on Thursday. FIFA intervened when the incident was not initially reported by the Brazilian referee[Read More…]

This is not for me, says Messi on retiring

Calling it a “difficult moment”, Lionel Messi has decided to hang his boots after Argentina lost 4-2 to Chile on penalties in the Copa America finals. Messi, incidentally, missed his penalty costing Argentina dearly in the shootout. “I thought about it in the locker room and think national team career[Read More…]

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