Lionel Andrés "Leo" Messi is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a
forward for ...... Ahead of the 2008 Summer Olympics, Barcelona legally barred
Messi from representing...
May 3, 2016 ... Lionel Messi 'agreed to Rio Olympic Games snub' with Barcelona talisman
focused on playing at Copa America with Argentina. Lionel Messi ...
Jun 25, 2016 ... Gerardo Martino had already decided that Argentina captain would not compete
at both the Copa America and the Olympics in August.
Lionel Messi will not be one of Argentina's over-age selections for its Rio Olympic
soccer roster, national team manager Gerardo Martino said in a radio interview ...
May 9, 2016 ... Argentina captain Lionel Messi admitted he would have liked play at the
Olympics after he was left out of the squad in favour of the Copa ...
Jun 24, 2016 ... Lionel Messi's exclusion was expected. He won gold at the Beijing Olympics in
2008 but coach Martino had already decided that the Barcelona ...
Jun 27, 2016 ... If the 29 year old Messi were to quit international play, he would miss this
summer's Olympics in Rio and probably two World Cups–Russia ...
Mar 19, 2016 ... Lionel Messi, FC Barcelona's Argentine star, says the possibility of playing at the
Olympics in Brazil this summer for his country is tricky.
Feb 1, 2016 ... Lionel Messi will not chase a second Olympic football gold medal at the Rio de
Janeiro Games in August, Argentina coach Gerardo Martino ...
Watch Argentina defeat Nigeria 1-0 in the Olympic football final. Lionel Messi
assists the goal from Angel di Maria and torments the Nigerian defence.