Lionel Messi shows his appreciation to fans on social media

Lionel Messi shows his appreciation to fans on social media

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Argentina superstar Lionel Messi has posted a message on social media thanking his fans and supporters following his side’s defeat in the Copa America final to Chile.The 28-year old opened up for the first time following another heartbreak for Argentina losing to Chile in penalty shootouts in Santiago – their second slump in a final in a year. After the defeat, many fans and news media aimed harsh criticism towards Argentina, especially Messi, who scored only one goal in the Copa and went missing from his role in the final.”There’s nothing more painful in football than losing a final,” he wrote on his official Facebook page, as quoted by Marca.com.Messi, however, thanks those who stuck with him and Argentina though thick and thin.”But I don’t want to leave it for later to thank everyone who always supported us, even during the tough times.”The Albiceleste captain turned down the award for the tournament’s best player following Argentina’s defeat, Spanish media reported.

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