Lionel Messi was the happiest after winning the Copa America with his country’s national team. Finally, after a few lost finals, it was time to take possession of a major trophy.
The star, who could not hide his smile, had dropped a huge weight on his shoulders.
Lionel Messi won his first trophy with the Argentine national team, which defeated the Brazilian national team 1-0 in the final of the Copa America football tournament, played on Saturday night at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, in front of 2,000 spectators.
Messi’s first reaction after Argetina won the Copa America. “I am grateful to God for giving me this moment in Brazil”
This is the first success in a major tournament obtained by the “albiceleste” national team after a 28-year wait, the previous trophy was also obtained at the Copa America, at the 1993 edition.
“I needed to get rid of this curse of not being able to achieve something with the national team, I was for almost many years, I knew that at some point it would happen.
I am grateful to God for giving me this moment in Brazil. I think God saved this moment for me “, said the star of FC Barcelona, a footballer who is expected in Catalonia in the coming days to be able to extend his agreement.
“The happiness I feel is crazy, inexplicable, I often had to leave sad, I knew that this joy was going to happen to me, there was no better moment. This group really deserved it, it’s something impressive “, said Messi.
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Lionel Messi dedicated the trophy to his colleagues
Messi stressed the strength of the team, the unity of the national team footballers. “I had a lot of confidence in this group, which has grown very strongly since the last Copa América, where many good things have already been done.
A group of very good footballers who always push forward, who never complained about anything, were imprisoned for many days, without being able to see their family, but the goal was clear. Happiness is immense“Leo explained with tears in his eyes.
Argentina now has 15 Copa America trophies and Brazil has 9.
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