Argentina's National Soccer Honored Conmebol

Argentina's National Soccer was honored at a special ceremony at the Conmebol headquarters in asunción, Paraguay on Monday.

Authorities from the regional soccer body held a ceremony to honor the Argentine Captain Lionel Messi and the entire squad after they won the World Cup.

The event took place prior to the draw for the group stage of Libertadores and Sudamericana tournaments the regional top-tier marquee club competitions.

The tributes continue to pour in for Messi as South American Football's governing body presented Messi with a waxwork statue, which will be placed in the Conmebol Museum next to those of legendary players, Pele and Diego Maradona. 

The 35 year old player Argentine also received replicas of he world cup and the finalissima trophy, which Argentina won against Italy during the ceremony before the Copa Libertadores draw.