Monday Afterschool Special: Messi Stressing

Lionel Messi announced his retirement from international soccer following Argentina's 0-0 Copa America final loss in penalty kicks to Chile. The loss will be remembered for Messi's wide attempt in the shootout, which extended Argentina's 23-year streak without a major trophy. Watch the miss heard 'round the world:

Withdrawals and declined invitations have left Dream Team fans wondering who would compete for their country in Rio. The 12-man roster was announced on Sunday, highlighted by Olympic veterans Kevin Durant and Carmelo Anthony and last-second addition Kyrie Irving. Anthony became the first member of the U.S. men's team to be selected for four Games. Here's his best Olympic moment so far:

Plenty of superstars chose not to travel to Rio, but what if they hadn't?

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