Lionel Messi announced his retirement from international play after Argentina's heartbreaking loss to Chile in the Copa America final.
Pele called Messi "the world's best player for the past 10 years," and had this advice for him:
"It's normal that he is sad and disappointed, but he has to wait a bit and forget this incident, since it is something that many good players have gone through. Everyone has missed a penalty at some point."
"O Rei," as he is known in Brazil, won three World Cups, but Messi's Argentina have lost four international finals, a stark contrast to his amazing trophy haul at club level.