Leo Messi thrilled for winning the Glass America

It WAS THE DAY FOR LEO!

Messi, more involved than ever: He fought every ball against Brazil

Published:12/07/2021 - 15:08h

Updated:12/07/2021 - 15:08h

With the passing of the days new 'proofs' have been added that Leo Messi had too much conviction and ambition to win the Copa América. He was more involved than ever against Brazil

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The Sunday by the morning Leo Messi celebrated his first title with the albiceleste, after four finals that finished with a bitter and disappointing flavour for all Argentina. After 28 years, the football went back him to smile to the Argentinians and broke, finally, his drought of titles of an impressive way, in the house of the eternal rival and in a historical party in front of the Brazil of Tite.

To Scaloni went out him everything well in the Glass America and big part of the responsibility had it Leo Messi, that was totally concentrated in raising the title. The determination, ambition and confidence of 'The Flea', accompanied of his big level in thefield , went the magic recipe so that Argentina planted in the Maracaná, at all more and at all less, in front of a Brazil that arrived like the big favourite.

The true is that in the final did not see the best version of Messi, but did not do fault. Although it was not hit of face to the goal, yes was it in the creation of game and even in the defensive phase of the albiceleste. The star of Rosario struggled, as never before, by each balloon, in own field or in the rival. One of the most striking images was to the half hour of party, when fue with strength to the dispute of a balloon divided with Paqueta, player of the 'canarinha' with a strength and determination that no had seen him before. Leo did with the spherical and avoided that it went out of the terrain.

Total emotion for 'The Flea'

After struggling to the end, Leo achieved his reward and the emotion has been total. His words after the party have been the greater proof of this. The Argentinian captain aimed that "it needed to take me out the spine to be able to achieve something with the Selection, was cerquita a lot of years, knew that sometime it went to twist, went to giver. I am a grateful to God for giving me this moment, in Brazil and to Brazil. I think that it was saving this moment for me".

To his time, highlighted that win the Glass America "is a madness, inexplicable the happiness that seat", explained, adding that "many times it had touched me go me sad, knew that once it went me to give, there was not better moment. This group deserved it to him for real, is something impressive, very happy", sentenced.

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