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.
Jan 11, 2016 ... Argentina coach Gerardo Martino says he does not expect Lionel Messi to play in
this summer's Olympic Games tournament in Rio de Janeiro.
Feb 2, 2016 ... Lionel Messi is unlikely to play in the Olympic Games this summer. To avoid
burnout, Lionel Messi will not play at the Rio Olympics for ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
May 10, 2016 ... Messi was left out of the Olympic squad in order to take part in the ... it was a
spectacular experience for me to play in the Olympics, just as it ...
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 ...