Messi dedicates Copa América title to Maradona: ‘He certainly supported us’ – Prime Time Zone


The star of the competition also paid tribute to his family, friends and the Argentine people after winning the cup at Maracanã

EFE/ANTONIO LACERDALionel Messi lifting the Copa América Cup after Argentina’s victory over Brazil at Maracanã

Lionel Messi follows in ecstasy with the title of America Cup, your first won with the main team of Argentina, in front of the Brazil, last Saturday, 10, in Maracanã. Last night, the ace of the competition dedicated the cup to his family, his friends, the Argentine people and the ace Diego Armando Maradona, who died on November 25, 2020, aged 60, due to a cardiorespiratory arrest. “I want to dedicate this achievement to my family, who have always given me the strength to move forward, to my friends that I love so much, to everyone who supports us, especially to the 45 million Argentines who have had so much difficulty with this m… Yeah for all of you and, of course, for Diego, who has certainly supported us from where he is”, he stated through social networks.

with a great goal of Angel Di Maria, the Argentine team scored 1-0 in Brazil, raising a cup again after 28 years in the queue – the last achievement had been the Copa América in 1993. “It was an incredible Cup. We know that we can still improve a lot, but the truth is that the boys have left their souls and I can’t be more proud of being lucky to be captain of this spectacular group”, wrote Argentina’s No. 10 on Instagram, who also stated that “this happiness to gain strength to fight together and defeat the coronavirus”. “In order to continue partying, we have to keep taking care of ourselves. We cannot forget that there is still a long way to go before we return to normality”, he added.