HAD To BREAK THE 'MALEFICIO'
Lionel Messi and his big debt with the Argentinian selection
Published:14/06/2021 - 12:43h
Updated:14/06/2021 - 12:56h
After the attempts frustrated to give him a title to his selection, Lionel Messi and Argentina will initiate a new way in the Glass America, that has to Brazil like main favourite
Lionel Messi and Sergio Agüero, today players of the FC Barcelona, have formed part of a generation in the selection of Argentina that has been very near to obtain an absolute title. However, the albicelestes have seen frustrated his intention, many times in the decisive party, during the last years.
Perhaps the greater frustration has been the defeat in the final of the World-wide of 2014, also celebrated in Brazilian floor. The Argentinians came to win to Switzerland, in eighth; Belgium, in chambers, and to the Low Countries in the semifinals by means of the definition by penaltis. But it would arrive a Germany that came to crush to Brazil by 1-7 and would snatch them the title in the extention.
In the Glass America, the reality has been similar. The albiceleste does not win the continental trophy from the edition of 1993. Later, with Messi in the field, have not been able to obtain the title: Venezuela 2007, defeats 0-3 in front of Brazil in the final; Argentina 2011, deleted by penaltis in front of Uruguay in chambers; Chile 2015 and United States 2016, defeated in the final in front of Chile by penaltis; Brazil 2019, deleted in semifinals in front of the venues by 2-0.
Argentinian part without being favourite
Once again, the selection of Brazil outlines like the main candidate to retain the title that conquered in his house in the past edition in front of Peru. The eliminatory and the first victory of the venues in front of Venezuela has confirmed the good moment that lives the Canarinha of face to the tournament.
Thus, Lionel Scaloni will have to have of his pieces and take out the best of each player to go advancing to the following phases until it arrive the moment to confront to the main rival in the continent. The Brazilians will look for his tenth title, whereas Argentina will try to equalise the 15 trophies that have to Uruguay like the winning maximum.