It's no big news again that Leo Messi finally has an international title with the Argentina Senior Team after his recent triumph at the 2021 Copa America edition in Brazil, courtesy of a Di Maria first half strike at the Maracana Stadium.
Leo Messi was out of this world as far as the 2021 Copa America is concerned. He ended the tournament with 4 goals, 5 assists, and 4 Man of the Match Awards, earning him the Competition's Best Player and Top Scorer Award.
Lionel Messi during the 2021 Copa América:
◉ =Most goals (4)
◉ Most assists (5)
◉ Most shots
◉ Most shots on target (9)
◉ =Most chances created
◉ Most goals outside the box (3)
◉ Most through balls
◉ Most accurate final ⅓ passes.
This is arguably the Greatest individual display by any player in an international tournament. Leo Messi is something else, i can assure you that!!
Leo has now won a Grand total of 3 Copa America Best Player awards, however he rejected the 2016 accolade after the heartbreak of losing the final to Chile on Penalties.
Leo Messi overall Achievements with Argentina:
- Copa America title
- 3 Copa America Best Player
- 1 Copa America Young Player of the Tournament
- 1 Copa America Goal of the Tournament
- FIFA World Cup Golden Ball (best player)
- 3 Copa America Top assist provider
- Olympics Gold Medal
There will never be a player like Leo Messi. It's safe to say the Argentinian will be strolling to his 7th Ballon D'or award this year. There is no stopping him from making history.