A look at the returns to international football of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, with Argentina and Portugal respectively.
After making his international comeback for Argentina against Venezuela, Lionel Messi will miss their next match through injury.
Argentina were beaten 3-1 by Venezuela on Lionel Messi's return to the side at the Wanda Metropolitano in Madrid.
Lionel Scaloni lauded Argentina superstar Lionel Messi ahead of his international return.
Nine months on from his last Argentina outing, Lionel Messi is set to start for his country against Venezuela on Friday.
Juan Musso is relishing the international comeback of Lionel Messi ahead of Argentina's friendlies.
Lionel Messi appears tired ahead of Argentina's friendlies, according to Cesar Luis Menotti.
The AFA has confirmed centre-back Nicolas Otamendi will not play a part in upcoming friendlies against Venezuela and Morocco.
Back for the first time since the World Cup, Argentina boss Lionel Scaloni said Lionel Messi is ready to lead the country.
Mauro Icardi was left out of Argentina's latest squad because of his controversial situation at Inter.