WATCH: The moment Messi announced he was quitting international football

The Barcelona star broke the news that he was retiring from Argentina duty following the Copa America final defeat to Chile, with the 29-year-old having missed in the shootout
Lionel Messi shocked the football world in the aftermath of Argentina's dramatic penalty shootout defeat to Chile by announcing that he was retiring from the international stage.

The 29-year-old fired his spot-kick over the bar after the game went to penalties following 120 minutes of football without a goal, with Francisco Silva slotting home to seal a 4-2 shootout triumph.

And speaking to reporters in the mixed zone after the match, Messi revealed that he does not expect to ever play for his country again having now been defeated in three international finals in a row.

Check out the video above to see how Messi delivered the news...