Lionel Andrés Messi (Lionel Andrés Messi, June 24, 1987 -) is an Argentine professional football player, serving as a striker and captain of the Argentine team. He is currently a free agent. He has played for La Liga club Barcelona throughout his career. He was captain from 2018 to 2021. Named a member of the Golden Globe Dream Team. His entire career has been spent in Barcelona, where he won 34 trophies and set a club record, including 10 La Liga titles, 7 Copa del Rey titles, and 4 UEFA Champions League titles. As a prolific and creative scorer, Messi holds the record for the most goals scored in La Liga (474), La Liga, and Europa League seasons (50), La Liga (36), and UEFA Champions League (8). , And the most assists are La Liga (192), La Liga and Europa League (21), and Copa America (17) in a season. He has scored more than 750 goals in his senior club and country career and is the player with the most goals scored by a single club.
The Argentine football team achieved a long-awaited victory in the Copa America final on Saturday night, beating host Brazil 1-0 in Rio de Janeiro and winning the championship for the first time since 1993. South America was only one point behind. In the 22nd minute, Argentine player Ángel Di María scored. Argentina’s victory came to the 34-year-old captain Lionel Messi. It was a particularly touching milestone. He had previously worked hard with the home team to win the international championship.
“This is crazy. I can’t explain how happy I am,” Messi said. “I have been sad many times, but I know it will happen and there is no better time than this. This team deserves it,” he added. Messi is widely regarded as one of the best football players in the world, having won multiple championships in the Spanish club team Barcelona, but did not share the same success with Argentina until Saturday. “If there is anything that can be distinguished from Messi’s legacy, it is that he has never led Argentina to the top of a mountain. The World Cup or the Copa America is almost as important to them,” Sebastian Salazar said. ESPN was transferred from NPR to Lulu García-Navarro. Messi and Argentina have lost three consecutive international championships, starting with the 2014 World Cup, and then losing again in the 2015 and 2016 America’s Cup finals.
“This is not only an important moment in Messi’s career but also an important moment in football history,” Salazar added. “We have been observing this guy dominating the game for nearly 15 years, and seeing that he finally reached that moment, I think if you are a football fan, you would think, well, this story is complete.” From Brazil and Argentina The old man Over time, Messi’s rivalry with Brazil’s captain and international football star Neymar magnified the competition. After the game, the two shared an emotional hug, especially when the Argentine team celebrated their victory at the almost empty Maracana Stadium on Saturday night. From the outskirts of the Maracanã Stadium to the streets of Buenos Aires, Argentine fans cheered together and toasted to the end of 28 years of victory.