Akash Das Sports Correspondent:
De Maria’s lone goal at the famous Maracana Stadium and a great keeping from Amiano Martinez helped Argentina beat arch-rivals Brazil 1-0 to win the Copa America for the fifteenth time. Along with him, Team Albelista also won the 28-year title.
Breaking the hearts of millions of Brazilian fans, just when Uruguayan referee Steven Ostogis blew the last whistle of the match, Brazil’s star footballer Neymar Jr. grabbed his teammate Lionel Messi and burst into tears. Even though he was very close to the title, he had to leave the field after losing. He may not have been able to bear the pain of the Selesaos. On the other hand, Argentine star Lionel Messi got a taste of the real title today, forgetting the pain and suffering accumulated for a long time. That’s why he wanted to share his hard work and broke down in tears with his opponent’s best friend Neymar Jr.
Messi’s Argentina faced host Brazil in the final of the current Copa Am আসrica today at the famous Maracana Stadium. Statistics or current performances from before the match put Brazil ahead, but at the beginning of the match a different image was seen. In the 22nd minute of the match, De Maria got the ball from De Paul’s pass and got a chance in Argentina’s first XI for the first time in the current Copa America. The midfielder also used the opportunity to put the ball in the net over the head of Brazilian goalkeeper Everton and put it ahead of Albelista. After that, Brazil made several attacks in the first half, but no Brazilian could beat the Argentine defenders. As a result, Argentina went to the break with a 1-0 lead.
After returning from the break, of course, Brazil returned to their best rhythm. Richardson also scored in the 52nd minute of the match, beating Argentine goalkeeper Emiano Martinez. However, there was no joy that the striker was offside long before scoring a goal. As a result, even with the goal was not submitted to the scoreboard. Then, at the end of the match, the Brazilian forwards attacked one after the other in the defense of Argentina, but they could not give a kick to Amiano Martinez. However, the biggest star of the team, Lionel Messi, could not get the ball into the net even after the Brazilian goalkeeper got Everton empty. In the end, Messi had to be satisfied with winning the match with that 1-0 lead in the first half.