Messi called time on his international career after the Copa America final defeat in June
Lionel Messi has been named in Argentina's squad for their upcoming World Cup qualifiers hours after reversing his decision to retire from international football.
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Neither man are likely to be sent to jail
Messi has been sentenced to 21 months in prison after being found guilty of tax fraud
Under Spanish law any sentence under two years can be suspended meaning the Barcelona and Argentina footballer is expected to avoid serving time in prison
Maradona says Messi's decision has to be respected and called on the AFA to 'build a unified team'
The 29-year-old's international exit will give him the rest he needs to prolong his club career
The player regarded by many as the greatest of all time has suffered three major tournament final defeats in three years
'I don't think I will (return). I made up my mind. I did everything possible to win and it's done,' says 29-year-old
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Ferguson praised Messi's ability but claimed that Ronaldo is better because he 'could play for Stockport County and score a hat-trick'
Murtaza Ahmadi’s father received a call from a local gangster who thought the family had received money from Messi and wanted a share
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