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newsfootball6 years ago

Pele advises Messi to return to International football

The latest in a long line, Pele has urged Lionel Messi to reconsider his decision to retire from international football after a heart-breaking loss in the Copa America final. Pele said that missing penalties is a part of the game and asked Messi to reconsider after he gets past the disappointment.
Prabu Thiruppathy
newsfootball6 years ago

World reacts on Twitter as Messi announces retirement from international football

After a heart-wrenching loss to rivals Chile in the Copa America final , Lionel Messi, in an emotional fit, announced that he is retiring from international football. The news shocked Messi lovers and haters alike, and amid all the tears, some Twitterati found the funny side of it even there.
Saketh RVK
newsfootball6 years ago

Lionel Messi announces retirement from international football

In an emotional decision right after Argentina's heart-breaking loss to Chile in the Copa America final, Lionel Messi announced that he is retiring from international football. Messi was visibly shaken after missing a penalty in Argentina's third successive defeat in a major international final.
Prabu Thiruppathy
newsfootball6 years ago

Twitter reacts to record-breaking Messi and Spain's first Euro defeat in 12 Years

In what was a brilliant night of football, Lionel Messi guided Argentina to the Copa America final with a record-breaking feat, while Croatia ended Spain’s 12-year unbeaten run at the Euro finals. The Twitteratti showered praise on the Argentine demigod, and brickbats on Spain for their display.
Arun S Kaimal
newsfootball6 years ago

Brazil sack coach Dunga after Copa America debacle

The Brazilian Football Confederation has sacked coach Dunga, team coordinator Gilmar Rinaldi, and the entire backroom staff after the 0-1 defeat against Peru, which knocked them out of the Copa America. With the Olympics looming large on the horizon, the CBF are now desperate to replace him quickly.
Amlan Majumdar
newsfootball6 years ago

Brazil knocked out of Copa America after Peru’s ‘handball' goal

Five-time World Cup winners Brazil crashed out of the Copa America Centenario on Sunday after a refereeing blunder cost them the match against Peru. Needing a draw to qualify for the quarter-finals, Brazil looked on course before Raul Ruidiaz punched the ball into the net 15 minutes from time.
Arun S Kaimal
newsfootball6 years ago

Neymar to play Rio Olympics for Brazil, but miss Copa America

Brazil striker Neymar will not be seen in action in the yellows of the national team during the Copa America Centenario in the United States in June, FC Barcelona confirmed on Wednesday. However, the forward will represent Brazil U-23 team at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in August, this year.
Arun S Kaimal