Argentina vs. Brazil live broadcast: Lionel Messi finally wins the Grand Slam, Argentina keeps the Copa America
FT: Brazil 0-1 Argentina
Argentina won the 2021 Copa America after defeating its archenemy Brazil at the oldest Maracanã Stadium.
After 22 minutes, when Rodrigo De Paul’s cross found Angel Di Maria on the right wing, Albiceleste opened the scoring.
Renan Lodi’s touch was awkward, which allowed Di Maria to grab the Manchester City star in front of Edson and then scored the ball that proved to be the winner.
The Brazil team thought they equalized in the 53rd minute when Richard Lison received the ball from the right and defeated Emiliano Martinez with the help of a deflection from Christian Romero, but the Everton star was Called offside.
One minute later, the same player failed again, and his powerful shot forced Martinez to make a wonderful save.
But the biggest chance for the Brazilian team happened in the 87th minute. Neymar scored a free kick, Gabriel Barbosa got the ball in the penalty area, and the Argentine goalkeeper blocked the ball again.
A minute later, Lionel Messi had the opportunity to end the game. DePaul placed him in front of Edson, but the Barcelona legend got a heavy touch, which made Manchester City’s The goalkeeper receives the ball.