Copa America 2021: Lionel Messi is determined to win with Argentina

Lionel Messi has won all the top titles in his career playing for the club Barcelona (Spain). However, this top superstar in the world is struggling on the way to conquering the title with the Argentine national team, when he has not yet won a trophy after many years of dedication.

Copa America 2021: Lionel Messi is determined to win with Argentina

Copa America 2021: Lionel Messi is determined to win with Argentina

With a burning thirst in his heart, this year's Copa America season becomes more important to Messi than ever when the player turns 33 - the age that is considered "on the other side of the slope" for many players. football player.

At Copa America 2021, Argentina should have had the host advantage with Colombia. But due to the COVID-19 pandemic, both countries could not host and had to cede it to Brazil. Although there is no longer the home advantage, the Argentina team and especially Messi are still determined to achieve high results in this tournament.

Speaking to the press before Argentina's opening match at the Copa America 2021, Messi affirmed: "I am always ready to serve the Argentina team. My biggest dream is to win titles with this shirt. very close many times but in the end, it didn't happen. However, I will keep trying. I will always fight for this dream. National team matches are always endless. especially for me personally. I never thought that I would be able to play so many games for the team. Every competition that has passed has been a moment that I will never forget in my life."

Messi also admitted that "many times he was close to touching the title", but "missed". He said: "I think we have become stronger. Most of the players have worked together for a long time. We have played in the Copa America, so we have experience when it comes to playing. In this tournament Argentina is still training and I think we are on the right track.

That's why it's time for us to win the 2021 Copa America. We knew it would be something special, different because of all that the world is going through."

Besides, Messi also denied that the Argentina team is dependent on him: "The national team never depends on me. We always try to have a strong team. We understand that without it. collective strength, winning and achieving your goals will be very difficult."

In 15 years playing for Argentina's national team, Messi and his teammates have failed in 3 finals including World Cup 2014, Copa America 2015 and 2016. In fact, Argentina has not won a major tournament since resigning. 1993 South American champion.

Opening the campaign to conquer the Copa America 2021 crown, Argentina will meet Chile in a match on June 15 at the Nilton Santos stadium in Rio de Janeiro.

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