WC Qualifying South-America
Diego Simeone is under no illusions that Lionel Messi is the world's best player after his recent one-man rescue job for Argentina.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger highlighted just how much Chile depend on his star forward Alexis Sanchez.
Final-day qualification heroics helped Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to reach the 2018 World Cup but other stars were not so fortunate.
Now qualified for the 2018 World Cup, Colombia head coach Jose Pekerman also praised his team's newfound capacity to graft.
Brazil head coach Tite talked up his team's chances at the 2018 World Cup, while he also congratulated rivals Argentina.
Oscar Tabarez believes Uruguay showed the sufficient quality to navigate the toughest route to World Cup qualification.
There was joy and relief for Lionel Messi, whose three goals sent Argentina through to the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Juan Antonio Pizzi said he was to blame for Chile's World Cup qualification failure, the coach set to leave his post.
Lionel Messi's latest magical display impressed Argentina team-mate Paulo Dybala, who lauded the star forward.
Argentina head coach Jorge Sampaoli was full of praise and indebted to hat-trick hero Lionel Messi on Tuesday.