Want to win something with Argentina in my career: Lionel Messi

first_imgWant to win something with Argentina in my career: Lionel MessiLionel Messi worded his desire to win a major trophy with Argentina as the Albiceleste, at the Copa America, to end a 26-year trophy drought.advertisement Indo-Asian News Service Buenos AiresJune 1, 2019UPDATED: June 1, 2019 13:34 IST Lionel Messi talks about his desire to win a major trophy with Argentina. (reuters)HIGHLIGHTSLionel Messi said he wants to end his career with a major title for ArgentinaArgentina wil begin their Copa America campaign against Colombia on June 16Copa America will be played in five Brazilian cities from June 14 to July 7Lionel Messi has told of his burning desire to win a major trophy with Argentina as the Albiceleste bid to end a 26-year trophy drought at the Copa America in Brazil.The five-time Ballon d’Or winner was a part of the Argentina teams that finished runners-up at the 2014 World Cup, the 2015 Copa America and the 2016 Copa America, Xinhua news agency reports.”I want to finish my career and win something with the national team,” Messi said in an interview broadcast on Argentine television on Friday.”I don’t want to be left with the thought that things didn’t work out. I want to pick myself up and try again. That’s life: fall down, get back up again and fight for your dreams.”Messi said that family life had taught him to better cope with losses, whether playing for Barcelona or Argentina.”The defeats hurt but I’m dealing with them differently,” the 31-year-old said. “When (eldest son) Thiago was born, my priorities changed. It hurts to lose but now I arrive at my house, see my children and wife and I get over it. Before, I’d arrive home and not want to watch television or eat. Now I have an obligation to be at the table with my kids.”Argentina, whose last major title came at the 1993 Copa America, is currently training in Buenos Aires in preparation for the Copa America, which will be played in five Brazilian cities from June 14 to July 7.The two-time world champions will begin their campaign against Colombia on June 16 before facing Paraguay and Qatar in the group stage.advertisementAlso Read | Antonio Conte named new Inter Milan coachAlso Read | Champions League Final 2019: Klopp pokes fun at finals record as he aims for 7th time luckyAlso SeeFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAnita Jat Tags :Follow Lionel MessiFollow ArgentinaFollow AlbicelesteFollow Copa America Nextlast_img read more