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Argentina march into the final of Copa America 2024

By Real11 - Jul 10 2024 27 Views
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Messi's goal powered Argentina to seal another final spot

Argentina National Team Captain Lionel Messi finally scored his first goal in the 2024 Copa America. The 37-year-old star striker scored the goal when facing Canada. La Albiceleste faced The Canucks in the 2024 Copa America semifinals, Wednesday, July 10, 2024 while competing at the MetLife Stadium, the defending Champions won with a score of 2-0.

Argentina opened the scoring through Julian Alvarez in the first half. In the second half, the Blues able to add a goal through captain Lionel Messi. This victory led Argentina to advance to the 2024 Copa America final, in the final round, they will meet the winner of the duel between Colombia vs Uruguay.

Messi scored against Canada in the 51st minute, the Inter Miami star turned in Enzo Fernandez's shot. The goal was checked by the Video Assistant Referee (VAR), however, the referee finally validated the goal and Messi finally opened the scoring tap in the 2024 Copa America.

It was Messi's first goal in four games at the 2024 Copa America tournament in the United States. In this match, the 8-time Balon d'Or winner played the full match, he successfully brought La Albiceleste to appear in the 29th Copa America final. Messi has now scored 14 goals in the Copa America, Messi said he was very happy to be able to bring Argentina to the final.

"It was a tough game, very tough, with hot temperatures. The fact that we are in the final once again is something to celebrate," Messi was quoted as saying by The Athletic. "It's crazy what this group has done, what the Argentine national team has done. "This was the final battle and I enjoyed it thoroughly."

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