Argentina and FC Barcelona’s star footballer Lionel Messi announced a shocking retirement after his side failed to lift the Copa America title where the striker missed the crucial first penalty in the shoot-out. Soon after Messi’s decision the social media and especially Twitter started mocking Pakistan’s former captain Shahid Afridi regrading his decision to play international cricket despite his lack luster show in the previous tournaments he played in.
— gokul bobade (@GokulBobade) June 27, 2016
— Aяѕɦίээ (@Arshiee) June 27, 2016
Reporter: “Will you reconsider your decision?”
Messi: “No. I’m Not Shahid Afridi.” 😉#LionelMessi
— Sir Ravindra Jadeja (@SirJadeja) June 27, 2016
Shahid Afridi stepped down as captain of T20 side, after a dismal show, but decided to continue playing T20 cricket for Pakistan in the future. He led Pakistan in 43 T20Is, scoring 597 runs at 15.71 and taking 40 wickets at 27.12.