Football photo of the day…



Lionel Messi lies in the back of the net during the Copa America final against Chile. For his second major tournament in a row the little Argentinian was to be given the best player award but on this occasion it is rumoured that he refused to accept it. Messi was in a similar situation after the World Cup final last summer. messi-sad_3365849nMoments after the heartbreaking defeat to Germany he was given the player of the tournament trophy. The look on his face that night summed up his feelings about receiving such a prize after losing a World Cup final. This time round he allegedly turned down the Copa America award after the final whistle so the trophy was removed from the prize giving ceremony.


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