Lionel Messi told reporters after Argentina final loss to Chile in a penalty kick, that he is retiring from the National team.
On Sunday night, Messi explained that after so many missed chances, he is ready to step away.
Messi was Argentina’s all time leading goal scorer during Copa America Centenario. He also mentioned his issues with Argentina Football Federation but when he was asked, he didn’t say anything about it.
The national team is over for me. That’s four finals (lost), it’s not for me, It’s a made decision, I think.
Argentina lost to Chile in penalty kicks on Sunday night.
Argentina lost to Chile in penalties in the 2015 Copa America and lost to Germany in the 2014 World Cup final. They also lost to Brazil in the 2007 final.