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Messi’s Retirement Announcement Takes Fans by Surprise

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Messi’s Retirement Announcement Takes Fans by Surprise

June 27
16:14 2016

messiNew Delhi, Monday, June 27 – People on Monday woke up to a shocking news that came from the world of sports since Lionel Messi declared his retirement from international football post missing in a penalty shootout since Argentina defeated by Chile at the Copa America final.

The 29-year-old Argentine professional footballer took his fans by surprise by proclaiming retirement all of a sudden. For many football fans, thinking a national squad without the talented forward is extremely hard. Here is to mention that Chile logged victory 4-2 on penalties after a match on a day ago ended 0-0 in 2 hours.

Not to forget that Argentina’s initial attempt in the shootout was missed by Messi, who said “It’s not meant for me. For me the national team is over. I’ve done all I can, it hurts not to be a champion,” after losing the match at the hands of Chile. His fans at different corners of the world thought the news to be untrue. Many felt he will reconsider his decision but Messi put end to all such possibilities by announcing his retirement.


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