Copa America; Checkout Winners Of The Golden Ball, Golden Gloves, Players Of The Tournament, Others

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Argentina were officially crowned Copa America champions after defeating Brazil 1-0 at Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro. PSG star Angel Di Maria netted a 22nd minute winner to gift Argentina the trophy. It was a first major trophy for Lionel Messi in an Argentina shirt.

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Before now, Argentina has being unable to get their hands on the coveted trophy,after losing on penalties to Chile in 2016 with Lionel Messi missing a crucial penalty.

7 years after that penalty miss, Barcelona star Lionel Messi finally lifts his first major international trophy with Argentina.

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The Brazil side showed good efforts in the final,but faced a more clinical Argentina side. Brazil star,Neymar Jr was left in tears after losing the Copa America finals.

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With the tournament drawn to a close,here are some of the individual awards won at the tournament and the finals;

Man of the match- Argentina Vs Brazil

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Congratulations to Angel Di Maria for winning the man of the match against Brazil

Golden Glove Winner

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Four penalty saves and four cleansheets; Congratulations to Emiliano Martinez for winning the Copa America golden gloves

Golden Boot Winner

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Lionel Messi was tied with 4 goals at the Copa America with Colombia’s Luis Diaz,but the former won on most assists; Congratulations to Lionel Messi for winning the Copa America golden boot.

Players of the tournament

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Lionel Messi was directly involved in 9 out of 12 goals scored by Argentina; Neymar Jr scored 2 goals and gave 3 assists. Congratulations to Lionel Messi and Neymar Jr for winning the players of the tournament award(according to CONMEBOL).

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Photos credit; Bleacher Football Report,GOAL,Sport360,ESPN UK.

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