Argentina star Lionel Messi was upbeat following his team’s 1-0 Copa America victory over Uruguay on Friday. Guido Rodriguez scored early in the first half to give Argentina their first victory of the tournament.
Argentina is now tied for first place in the group with Chile, with four points after two games. Argentina has not won the Copa America since 1993, despite being one of the best teams in the world for the last three decades.
Lionel Messi failed to lead Argentina to victory in the Copa America. Argentina has finished second three times in the FIFA World Cup: in 2007, 2015, and 2016.
Since his international debut in 2005, Lionel Messi has been Argentina’s icon. The Barcelona forward has 146 caps for his country, scoring 73 goals. Apart from the gold medal he won in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, Messi has not been able to lead Argentina to international victory.
After his team’s victory over a formidable Uruguay side, Lionel Messi took to social media. The 33-year-old commended his teammates’ efforts and expressed excitement for the remainder of the competition.
“Let’s fcking fcking fcking fcking f*ck Today’s victory was crucial. This will offer us peace of mind as we prepare for what is ahead, which will be difficult “On Instagram, Messi stated.
On Monday, Argentina will face a difficult challenge in the form of Paraguay. To qualify for the knockout stages of the competition, Lionel Scaloni’s squad just needs three points from their final two games against Paraguay and Bolivia.
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To be considered the greatest player of all time, Lionel Messi must win a trophy with
Lionel Messi has been heavily chastised by analysts and fans over the years for his failure to lead Argentina to triumph on the international scene. The Barcelona striker is often regarded as one of the best players of all time.
He has a total of six Ballon d’Or victories. Lionel Messi will be anxious to win a trophy with Argentina in order to confirm his status as the greatest player of all time.
Lionel Messi is desperate to win a trophy with Argentina 🇦🇷🏆 pic.twitter.com/asHsHM8K9z
— Goal (@goal) June 14, 2021
On the international scene, Pele, Diego Maradona, and Cristiano Ronaldo have all been able to win titles for their respective countries.