Messi retires – level 1

30-06-2016 07:00

There is a football match. It is Argentina against Chile. Chile wins. The team wins 4-2.

Lionel Messi is a great player. He wins a lot of trophies with Barcelona. However, he is not so great with his country.

Messi retires from international football. He says this after the match with Chile.

Difficult words: match (a game, an event when two teams play), trophy (something which people give you if you are very good at something), retire (stop working).

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