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Where are Lionel Messi's 2008 Olympics gold medal winning teammates now?

Lionel Messi's first success with Argentina, albeit the U23 side, came at the 2008 Beijing Olympics when the Albiceleste defeated Nigeria 1-0 in the final to win the gold medal.

The Barcelona star had scored two goals in the tournament as La Albiceleste every single match in the competition including a thumping 3-0 win over Brazil in the semifinal to bag the gold.

Along with Messi, there were players like Sergio Aguero, Angel Di Maria and Ezequiel Lavezzi who went on to have illustrious careers. 

Star Argentine midfielder Juan Roman Riquelme was one of the three players in the team who exceeded the age limit. Here were take a look at the Argentina squad from Beijing Olympics and where are their members now.

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