That one goal .. 28 year old dream come true .. Copa America series won by Argentina fans happy!
The 47th Copa America football tournament for teams from the South American continent is taking place in Brazil.
Brazil and Argentina advanced to the final of the series with 10 teams participating.
The match was held this morning according to Indian time. As the tournament is being held in the reigning champions Brazil, it was predicted that they would have a chance to win. The Brazil-Argentina teams clashed yesterday in the final to decide who will be the champion. The match took place at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro. Both teams were aggressive from the start but did not score a single goal in the first 20 minutes of the match. Defending champions Brazil face Argentina, who have not won a Copa Amrica since 1993, on home soil. Thus the Brazilian side was predicted to have the highest chances of success. But Argentina’s Angel de Maria changed that.
The goal that changed the game then in the 22nd minute of the match the Argentine player Angel de Maria scored the first goal and gave hope to the fans. Argentina took a 1-0 lead in the first half as Brazil failed to score a single goal to equalize.
Despite Brazil’s attempts to score in the 2nd half, Argentina struggled well and failed. Neither team scored at the end of regulation time. Argentina won 1-0 to clinch the trophy. Argentina last won the championship in 1993. It has now won the trophy after 28 years in this position. Fans in Brazil are outraged that the team lost in the final at home.
Messi-led Argentina have played 29 times in the Copa del Rey final and have won the trophy 15 times. Argentina thus equals Uruguay’s record of winning the Copa del Rey (15 times)
Victory celebration In this case the photos of this match are currently going viral on the internet. Criticisms were strong that Messi had never won a major trophy for his country. But now the photo of him carrying and kissing the trophy of the Copa America series has made fans flexible. A photo of Captain Messi being lifted by his teammates is also trending on the internet with the hashtag #Messi. What Argentina’s Messi did after winning the Copa Amerrica series title has gone viral on the internet.
Not only this, the video of Messi offering his condolences to Neymar is also going viral on the internet. After the defeat in the final, Brazil captain Neymar burst into tears on the field. Then Messi embraced him and said consolation. The video of Messi comforting his team captain rather than winning the trophy has gone viral on the internet.
In the Copa America series, Messi scored 4 goals and 5 assists in 6 matches. Similarly, Brazil’s Neymar had two goals and three goal assists. Both were named Copa America’s best players this year