Lionel Messi Already Eyeing Argentina Return Following Retirement



Lionel Messi will reportedly make a u-turn on his retirement decision and return to play for Argentina.

Messi will apparently miss the World Cup qualifiers scheduled for September, but will return in November reports La Nacion.

The story also goes to detail how Messi is "already obsessed with the World Cup in 2018" that is being held in Russia. La Nacion cite their source as an ex-teammate who featured with Messi in three World Cup's.

Messi walked away from Argentina in the aftermath of their Copa America defeat to Chile at the end of June.

Figures including Argentina's president, various players, Ronaldo and Diego Maradona have all publicly stated their desire to see Messi back in Argentina colours.