Lionel Messi has revealed that although he would love to win a trophy with Argentina, he would not change anything about his career so far.
Messi has reached four tournament finals with
As reported by TyC Sports (via Marca) Messi said: "
"I couldn't dream of everything that I experienced after. It was far bigger than anything I could've imagined."
Messi experienced his first defeat in the 2007 Copa America, where Argentina finished runners-up after losing 3-0 to Brazil in the final.
Defeats in the 2014 World Cup and the 2015 and 2016 Copa America finals followed, with significant criticism levelled at La Pulga on all three occasions.
In spite of this bad press, Messi still managed to be included in the Team of the Tournament in each of these ultimately unsuccessful campaigns, even winning the Golden Ball during the 2014 World Cup.
If he manages to see off the challenge of Virgil van Dijk for the trophy, he will become the first player to win the award on six occasions.