A TRIUMPH LONGED FOR
The role of Messi with the selection albiceleste
Published:11/07/2021 - 07:42h
Updated:11/07/2021 - 08:45h
After a lot of years to having been very near to achieve it and see as it escaped him , Messi finally has achieved a trophy with the Argentinian selection
The night of this Saturday, an Argentinian capitaneada by Messi achieved his first title like champion of the Glass America, something that did not occur from 1993 and that, besides, is the first list of winners that achieves the rosarino with the selection of his country in all his career futbolística.
The reason of the big means that there is after this milestone so much for Argentina as for "The Flea" is because this carried no one neither two, but four finals in which it finished defeated, something that with the step of the years began to turn into a cross for him.
Along the party in front of Brazil, in spite of have not been the author of the goal that gave him the victory of his selection, did not leave to generate danger in the arch of his rivals in plough to increase the difference of goals. However, his role in the rest of parties that contested along the tournament leaves in clear the weight that this has with the selection of his country.
MVP Of the competition, together with Neymar
In addition to having conquers the Glass America, Messi adds another recognition and that reaffirms the already said, since the CONMEBOL announced that it designated so much to the Argentinian and to Neymar like the two better players of the tournament, since both were of big importance so that his selections reached the final.
From the confederation arrived to the conclusion that Messi and Neymar have been merecedores of the award, so much by his goals or assistances as by the big influence that have in the football of his respective selections.
A "curse" of old dates
The way of the crack Argentinian was complicated, during years saw as it lost his options of crowns in the maximum tournament of Conmebol in three occasions and the world-wide of the FIFA in an occasion: The Glass America 2007 where fell 3-1 in front of Brazil, the final of the world-wide of Brazil in 2014 in front of Germany where his selection fell 1-0 in extra time. Finally, they arrived the Glass America of 2015 and the one of 2016 and that both lost in penal in front of Chile.
This last defeat was the most difficult ofall , because it was a "remake" of the reverse suffered in the previous Glass America and in front of the same team and a moment where seemed no longer want to go back to go through the same. "It is difficult. It is a moment I last to analyse. The first that comes me is that it finished for me the selection. They are four finals. I looked for it it was what more wished. No it gave me ", it even declared Messi to the press between tears.
Sure enough, Messi considered seriously not going back to play with his selection, but after several weeks, a lot of members of the team were convincing it so that it returned and like this did it. Finally, the persistence has given his fruits and the Argentinian selection conquest his first Glass America, something that had not attained from 28 years ago, and now has to have his fixed eyes in Qatar 2022.