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Copa America: Argentina and Messi still missing

The finals and are very similar to Argentina. A year after seeing his world title dream to fly to Germany, the albiceleste Lionel Messi has laid down arms in the final of the Copa America on Saturday against Chile.

First for Chile

The hosts scored his name in the history of the competition for the first time by winning at the end of the penalty shootout (4-1) while the nets did not tremble at the regulation time and overtime (0-0). Gonzalo Higuain missed his attempt, Claudio Bravo repelled the penalty of Ever Banega, before Alexis Sanchez releases the subtle Panenka National Stadium.

Before his audience, Roja Opens Continental counter at the end of a well negotiated tournament between aggressiveness at all times and play facing forwards following the will of coach Jorge Sampaoli. Argentina, she says in a Copa famine began in 1993, its last victory in the competition. Despite Lionel Messi who, now 28, will have to wait before lifting a major trophy with his selection.

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