Buenos Aires: Messi says he will return to Argentina squad. Lionel Messi wants to play for Argentina again, local media, quoting his management team.
The Argentinian superstar is coming out of his brief retirement to play once again for his beloved country of Argentina.
Unable to stay away from the shirt that has brought so much joy to his life, according to source, Messi officially confirmed today after meetings with Argentina’s new national team coach that he would be returning to his blue and white colors.
“I seriously thought about leaving, but my love for Argentina and this jersey forced me to return.”
Many Argentina supporters were upset after Messi announced he would be leaving the team after their tragic loss to Chile in the 2016 La Copa America Final.