Angel Di Maria scored the lone goal in the massive final as Argentina registered a 1-0 win over Brazil. Maria’s netted a goal in the 22nd minute to ensure Messi ended his drought of an international crown Argentina with Copa America final win.
This win ended the nation’s 28-year-old wait for an international trophy on Saturday at the world-famous Maracana in Rio de Janeiro.
“Heartiest congratulations to @Argentina on winning the #CopaAmericaFINAL. It is a historic win for all the Argentinians and is an icing on the cake for Messi who has had such a stellar career. Continue inspiring,” Tendulkar tweeted.
Google CEO Sundar Pichai hailed Lionel Messi as the ‘best ever’
“Messi has given so much joy over the years and arguably the best ever, so well deserved. Congrats Argentina, well played Brasil. Jogo Bonito. #CopaAmerica,” Google CEO Sundar Pichai wrote.
Pichai had met Messi when he visited the FC Barcelona training facility back in 2017 when he took some time off from the Annual Mobile World Congress.