Argentina is into the final of Copa America 2024
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Lionel Messi Takes Argentina Into Copa America 2024 Final, Beats Canada 2-0. Argentina is into the final of Copa America 2024 tournament after it beat Canada 2-0 on Tuesday. Julian Alvarez and Lionel Messi scored for Argentina, taking the defending champion into the final which will be played on July 14. This will be the third consecutive time for Argentina to go into the final.

Lionel Scaloni, Argentina national team coach, expressed pride and gratitude to the players. He said to get to the final costs twice as much. Scaloni highlighted that it wasn’t a bed of roses as the bar had been set very high.

He commended Canada for being a very difficult opponent. About the upcoming final, the Argentina coach said the team will play a great game. Scaloni believes they have done good things every game.

Argentina captain Lionel Messi is very proud of his team. He said much more importance will be given to all the finals he played and dedicated it to the players of the old generation. Messi, 37, acknowledged that Copa America is a difficult tournament. But he is excited that Argentina has reached the final again. Messi said these are the last battles and he will enjoy them fully.

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Lionel Messi and Angel Di Maria to Retire from Team Argentina

The coach said the coach won’t retire the Benfica attacking midfielder early before the game about Sunday’s match being the final game for Angel Di Maria and Messi. He shared they will try to convince him or not convince him, but they will let him play. Scaloni said Argentina will not close the doors on Di Maria and Messi.

He highlighted that Messi can be with them as long as he wants and can. The coach said Messi can join him if he is still the coach and will take him wherever he goes.