A yawning gap remains in Lionel Messi’s glittering collection of honours. At club level, the Barcelona superstar has won it all, won it again and won it some more just for good measure. For Argentina, he is yet to lift a major honour. A sixth Ballon d’Or and a host of typically imperious performances this season show Messi is going nowhere just yet, but he turns 33 this month. His own ‘Last Dance’ is nearing. Realistically, the rearranged 2021 Copa America that they will co-host with Colombia and the 2022 World Cup in Qatar represent his final shots at glory for La Albiceleste, with the nagging sense his best chance to emulate the likes of Pele and Diego Maradona with a defining triumph at the highest level might already have passed him by. THE GOLDEN GENERATION Over recent years, Messi has frequently appeared wearied as a man carrying the weight of his team on his shoulders for club and country. Of course, this was not always the case. At Barcelona he was the shimmering jewel in Pep Guardiola’s slick and sublime masterpiece before starring as part of Luis Enrique’s turbo-charged MSN forward line. Argentina’s more forlorn efforts of late make… Read full this story
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