While England and Italy were cutting a swathe through Europe, Leo Messi tore South America apart at this year’s Copa America. Tim Vickery tells us what it was like to watch Messi finally end his tournament drought, why Messi now seems to care more about Argentina than about Barca, and if they’ve a chance of winning World Cup 2022.

Ken is forced to ponder his views on nation-states in light of the last few weeks reporting on England and Neymar gets some credit in the bank for his full-time hug with Messi.

And we listen back to the Florentino Perez tapes – where no-one gets spared.

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