Lionel Messi quoted in 2012 saying, “I will leave football the day I stop enjoying playing football “. And currently that he has named instance on his intercontinental career, it is obvious, that Messi of 29 years is not taking pleasure in football, as a minimum in Argentina colors. And these might be a few genuine reasons following him giving up playing in favor of his country.
1) Vital penalty miss
Up till now the general story had been, ‘Messi performed well, but final was lost by Argentina. But that possibly will have altered subsequent to the final of 2016 Copa America, where himself Messi was responsible of missing a very important penalty that might have provided the Albiceleste their initial main cup in period of 23 years. The little mastermind was heartbroken subsequent to the miss, and few hours afterward proclaimed his international withdrawal.
2) Losing 3 finals consecutively
Be beaten any game ca not be easy. Losing a finale, a few minutes before having a trophy is painful. Losing 3 finals consecutively? That can certainly smash will of a man and compel him to give up; quit what he has cherished doing these years of his career, played the striking game, the utmost way.
3) Chile beaten by Argentina devoid of Messi
Argentina might have given the title of Copa Centanario to Chile, but before in the event, the same Chilean squad was flattened by Argentina. Fascinatingly, Messi was in that match because of injury. Has that guided Messi into considering that the existing collections of players are more affluent devoid of him?
4) Criticism of Argentina fans/media
Messi is Barcelona creation, heaved and skilled by club of Catalan as of 13 years of age. Spain has frequently attempted to allure him to play for their team, but the guy belonged from Rosario, Argentina has forever acted for his nation of origin. But in spite of his most excellent hard work, Messi’s pledge in the direction of Argentina has frequently been inquired by the media and fans of the country the same, despite of his standing as Argentina’s maximum goal-scorer.
So whereas the 5-time winner of Ballon d’Or takes pleasure in divine status transversely the world of football, the majority of his enemies exists in his personal country. It could not be straightforward for the guy to inspire himself year subsequent to year in offered conditions.
5) Tiff with Argentina Football Association
Just 3 days earlier than the final of Copa America vs. Chile, this is the line that Lionel Messi inscribed on instagram, “What an adversity the Association of Argentina Football is. My god!” The remark was a response to a departure setback in the tournament.
Recently, Messi together with numerous other players of Argentine have developed ever more aggravated by means of the Argentine FA, which has undergo as of opinionated power efforts, managerial subjects and economic troubles. This extremely well might be an additional cause why the 29 year old decided to give up on his state side.