Lionel Messi returns to Argentina for International football and the fans rejoice. The Messi and Argentina fans all over the world were in shock after Messi called it quits from the international football after the final of Copa America. Argentina lost the match against Chile in Penalty Shootout but the loss of Messi was even deeper.
Lionel Messi returns to Argentina
Lionel Messi returns to Argentina as he has now been officially included in the squad for the World Cup Qualifier Matches against Uruguay and Venezuela. Messi has reportedly said that the love for his country has bought him back. He said that he understands the country needs him and he would ensure to play for the country ending the seven weeks of retirement from international football. It is however not clear whether he would captain the side.
— Selección Argentina (@Argentina) August 12, 2016
Here are the things that happened in last seven weeks.
The journey from “Lionel Messi Quits” to “Lionel Messi Returns to Argentina”
Lionel Messi quit international football after the loss against Chile in Copa America.
He said that he would continue to play for Club Football.
Diego Maradona and many other footballers including the President of Argentina appealed to Lionel Messi to return to Argentina.
Edgardo Bauza was appointed the Head coach of Argentina.
He traveled to Spain to meet Lionel; Messi.
He met and discussed everything reportedly including the poor form of the team in FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifiers.
Lionel Messi decides to return to take the team to FIFA World Cup 2018.
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