for a massive march in the center of Buenos
Aires to persuade their hero to carry on with
the national team.
Over 100,000 people have so far expressed
interest in the rally, which has been publicized
on Facebook and is set to take place at the
The Obelisco is traditionally where fans gather
to celebrate titles for either local clubs or the
national team, but those going on Saturday
plan to protest against their captain's
"This Saturday June 2 at 6 p.m. we are all going
to the Obelisco to show him our affection and
our hopes he will continue wearing the
Argentina shirt," the event page states.
"Come on Messi, don't give up on us!!!"