Messi posted a photo of himself with the Copa America title after Argentina outclassed Brazil in the finals earlier this month. As a result of winning Copa America, Messi recorded his first international title with Argentina.
The team led by Lionel Messi won the much-coveted title following the nail-biting match against Brazil at the Maracana Stadium on Saturday.
The message, posted on social media, came less than a day after the Albiceleste beat Brazil 1-0 in the Copa America final at Rio de Janeiro's Maracana stadium, ending Argentina's 28-year wait for a major trophy on Sunday.
He might not have scored in the finals of Copa America but Messi was in red hot form in the ongoing tournament having scored the joint highest four goals in Copa America 2021.
Maria's netted a goal in the 22nd minute to ensure Lionel Messi ended his drought of an international crown Argentina with Copa America final win.
Messi leads the Copa America scoring list with three goals in four matches.
The tournament hosts began the match on Sunday with Neymar and several other regular first-team players on the bench as head coach Tite continued his rotation policy, reports Xinhua.
Uruguay's victory started after Bolivian goalkeeper Carlos Lampe, one of the best players of the match, had an own goal in the 40th minute.
Colombia opened the scoring in the 10th minute after Juan Cuadrado crossed from the right and found Luis Díaz all alone in the middle of Brazil's penalty box.
The result at the Mané Garrincha stadium in Brasilia moved Argentina atop Group A with seven points from three matches.
Midfielder Guido Rodriguez scored the only goal at the Mané Garrincha stadium in Brasilia with a header in the 13th minute after Messi crossed from the left. The ball hit goalkeeper Fernando Muslera's right post before going in.
Defender Alex Sandro, Neymar, midfielder Everton Ribeiro and striker Richarlison scored the goals at the Nilton Santos stadium in Rio de Janeiro.
"Every time I see this boy, he is smiling. It is impossible not to smile back. It is contagious. I, like many Brazilians, am always happy when I see him playing soccer," wrote Pele
Messi, who turns 34 this month, might have one of his final chances of winning a title with Argentina at the Copa America.
On the other hand, both Colombia and Ecuador came out looking to impose themselves on the game but neither was able to take control or play with their usual style.
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