Leo Messi and Neymar Jr, in matches with the Argentine and Brazilian teams, respectively


Leo Messi and Neymar Jr, the 'MVP' of the Copa América!

Published:10/07/2021 - 23:08h

Updated:10/07/2021 - 23:08h

CONMEBOL announced that there was a tie in the election of the Best Player of this edition of the Copa América, between Messi and Neymar

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Leo Messi adds a new recognition to the list. Before the final of the Glass America, between Brazil and Argentina, the CONMEBOL announced that his Group of Technical Study designated to the Argentinian and to his fellow and ex mate, Neymar Jr, like the two better players of the tournament, after having been keys, both, so that his selections reached the big final.

From the confederation understand that it does not have felt to deliver an only trophy when so much Messi as 'Ney' have been merecedores of the recognition, so much by his goals or assistances as by the big influence that have in the game of the 'albiceleste' and 'canarinha', respectively. Like this then , they have decided, for the first time, 'divide' the trophy and reward to the two big stars of the tournament sudamericano.

Through an official communiqué, the CONMEBOL informed that "the Group of Technical Study (GET) chooses to Lionel Messi and to Neymar like the best players of the Glass America 2021, for showing in each party his different qualities that do them be whole players, with technical and tactical quality, by his intelligence with and without balloon, and his takings of decisions that always are asertivas; they carry them to be the best players of this Glass America. It is not possible to choose a player because this competition has 2 better players".

Recognition to Leo and 'Ney'

In the same writing, the confederation has aimed that his analysis based in the positive impact that have had both footballers in the tournament, by his statistics and influence. The two reflect "the DNA sudamericano present in each party that contest by his selections" reason by which have wanted to recognise, of unanimous way, the work of the captain of the Barça and of the forward of the Paris Saint-Germain.

One of the members of the GET, Gerardo Pelusso, aimed that "we did a tactical technical work of each selection and player. And the level that has showed in this competition, the finalists of this edition, shows that it has been a success rotundo", affirmed also in the communiqué of the Conmebol, desvelado hours before the final between Brazil and Argentinian in the Maracaná.

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