Copa America 2021: In the final match of Copa America 2021, Argentina won the title by defeating Brazil 1-0. With this victory, Lionel Messi’s 16-year-long title-winning drought for Argentina also ended. Lionel Messi’s happiness has doubled after the win. Lionel Messi has been voted the best player of the Copa America 2021. Messi, however, will share this award with Brazil’s star player Neymar.
CONMEBOL, the governing body of South American football, selected Lionel Messi and Neymar as the best players of the Copa America 2021. CONMEBOL issued a statement saying, “The tournament was amazing. It was not possible to pick just one best player as there are two such players in this tournament.
The Copa America 2021 tournament was very good for Messi. Messi scored four goals in six matches. Not only this, Messi helped Argentina to score five goals in the Copa America 2021 tournament. On the other hand, Neymar assisted in scoring three goals in addition to scoring two goals in five matches.
Messi’s best performance for Argentina
CONMEBOL’s technical group said that many players had a positive impact on their teams. These included Francisco Maturana and Carlos Restrepo, Daniel Banales and Gerardo Peluso of Uruguay, Sergio Batista and Neri Pumpido of Argentina and Osvaldo de Oliveira of Brazil.
This is captain Messi’s best tournament with the national team since Argentina’s debut in 2005. At the same time, he also looked quite comfortable as a captain on the field. Neymar, on the other hand, played an important role in the Brazilian team with his dribble, pass and shot. His superb passing with midfielder Lucas Pequeta gave Brazil strength.
Copa America 2021 Final: Lionel Messi created history, Argentina became champion after beating Brazil after 28 years