Twitter Reaction: Lionel Messi Retired & Shahid Afridi Got Trolled :- After losing three preceding Copa America finals, Lionel Messi on Sunday night had an extra chance to win. Argentina and Chile were fastened in a scoreless tie, and the match would be determined by penalty kicks. The five-time FIFA Ballon d’Or winner touched his lip, gave the goalie a fleet appraising sight, and threw a cannonball-like shot over the goal, refraining for Argentina when it meant most.
Lionel Messi retired from international football yesterday, which shocked all his fans and followers. The tension was obvious, the discussions too many to figure and feels about him resigning too early changed from disbelief to anger to overall moodiness.
Many followers took to their Twitter handles to take an excavation at Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi. The star player from Pakistan has withdrawn in the past only to make a comeback on a couple of happening.
Some believe Messi may have hastened proclaiming his retirement from the Argentina team. They requested Messi to take the notion from Afridi and come back.
Many trolled Afridi for his elongated restraint with the Pakistan team while some asked him regarding his retirement. Afridi has withdrawn from Tests and ODIS but not from T20Is.
These are some of the amusing tweets:
When Messi was asked about his retirement.
Shahid Afridi अंतरराष्ट्रीय फुटबॉल pic.twitter.com/kBiCVm2Sok
— Comedywalas (@Comedywalas) June 27, 2016
— SULTAN BHAIJAN (@javidunia) June 27, 2016
Good decision, Messi bhai. I will also retire when I turn 29. ~ Shahid Afridi
— Tweet Man (@Thebiswajitdas) June 27, 2016
When Shahid Afridi retired 1st time #Messi made his debut..:-D
— Anish Verma (@anish_verma4) June 27, 2016
The Only Comeback Chance Of #Messi is to Send A Friend Request To Shahid Afridi
— An MSD Fan ©® (@FailuresWay) June 27, 2016
Today is Shahid Afridi ‘s 17th birthday. He will announce his retirement from International Cricket in all formats.
— IndianFox (@riksec08) June 27, 2016
Oh, okay. Looks like Shahid Afridi has announced retirement from international football.
— Anuradha (@anuradha_kush) June 27, 2016
— Hemant Abhishek (@hemant10) June 27, 2016
— Sarfraz Ahmed (@21saifu) June 27, 2016