Finalists for the Copa America 2021 have been announced. On July 10, Brazil will meet Argentina for the right to capture the famous trophy.
The semi-finals were exciting, with top-tier talent on display. Brazil’s Neymar and Argentina’s Lionel Messi, two of the best footballers in the world, drove their country to victory and will now square off in the top showdown.
Against Brazil and Argentina, Peru and Colombia put up a valiant fight.
However, they were unable to prevent them from establishing their supremacy. Both the Selecao and the Albiceleste have earned the right to compete in the Copa America 2021 final, and the matchup promises to be exciting.
We take a look at the five finest players from the Copa America 2021 semi-finals.
Lucas Paqueta (#5) (Brazil)
Lucas Paqueta has been in excellent form for Brazil at the Copa America 2021, scoring two game-winning goals for his side.
In the Copa America 2021 semi-finals against Peru, the Lyon midfielder scored the game’s only goal to ensure Brazil’s qualification for the finals. Paqueta thrived in an advanced role versus Peru, with Casemiro and Fred providing defensive cover in midfield.
Lucas Paqueta’s goal proved to be enough as Brazil advance to the Copa America final 🇧🇷 pic.twitter.com/hVI9v6IJjK— CBS Sports Golazo (@CBSSportsGolazo) July 6, 2021