In the final match, Angel Di Maria of Argentina team scored the only goal and gave the team victory. With winning the final, Argentina’s long-standing dream came true.
In the final match of the football tournament Copa America 2021, Argentina won the title by defeating Brazil 1-0. The final of the Copa America was played at the Maracan Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In this final match, Angel Di Maria of Argentina team scored the only goal and won the team. With winning the final, Argentina’s long-standing dream came true. Argentina has won this trophy after 28 years. The last time the team won this title was in the year 1993.
Messi’s dream came true
Argentine football team captain Lionel Messi’s dream also came true after winning this title. Under Messi’s captaincy, the team reached the final twice in the year 2015 and 2016, but could not win. This time Angel Di Maria made Messi’s dream come true. Messi has won his first major tournament (World Cup/Copa America).
Messi announced his retirement in 2016
Under the captaincy of Lionel Messi, Argentina’s football team reached the final of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, but Germany’s team defeated them in the final match. After this, Argentina reached the final of the Copa America twice in the year 2015-2016, but had to face defeat there too. After this, Messi announced his retirement from international football in the year 2016. At that time Messi was persuaded by the President to return to the national team.
Messi seen in old colors
Messi appeared in his old colors in this year’s Copa America tournament. Messi himself scored four goals and helped other players of the team to score goals as well. Di Maria gave Argentina the lead in the 22nd minute of the final match. Then Brazil attacked. The Brazilian players also fired 13 shots, but missed the goal. The match saw an aggressive attitude of both the teams. During the match, five players from Argentina and four from Brazil were shown yellow cards.