Left, A clearly dejected Lionel Messi (10) of Argentina, considered by many to be one of the top soccer players in the world, leaves the pitch after failing on a penalty kick in the deciding game of the Copa America Centenario last night at MetLife Stadium.
Messi subsequently announced his retirement from international play after the game which Chile won in penalty kicks.
The final score was 0-0 (4-2).
Right, Alexis Sanchez of Chile and Argentina’s Nicolas Otamendi face off during the game. Photos by Bruce Adler