The Barcelona star overcame his emotions after beating Brazil 1-0 to help Argentina in the Copa America.
Lionel Messi finally spoke of his “immense joy” after the Argentine star after ending the long wait for international greatness with a victory in the Copa America final against Brazil.
Despite tasting domestic medals, an international award with the Basselist has so far turned 34 years old.
Angel Di Maria’s first half goal was a 1-0 win over Brazil in Maracana and Argentina’s first Copa Amrica title since 1993.
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After scoring four goals and adding five assists, Messi was named the tournament’s 10th player in his country.
The striker sank to his knees in the final whistle before being attacked by his enthusiastic teammates.
Speaking to reporters after the game, clearly emotional, Messi tried to understand the scale of his achievements.
“It’s crazy, the joy is indescribable. I knew it was going to happen someday,” he said. “The goal was clear and we were able to become champions. Happiness is immense. I have dreamed of it many times.
“I told Fedo (The Maria) that he was going to get his revenge today and that’s what happened. I want to share it with my colleagues who were so close so many times and it wasn’t given to them. Also for
“I think God saved that moment in the final against Brazil and at home. The biggest credit goes to coach Lionel (Scaloni). He always wanted the best for the national team. He knows. How to bring the winning team together and they deserve your praise.
“I needed to get rid of the thorn in the side of being able to achieve something with the national team. I’ve been very close for so many years. I knew it was going to go wrong at some point. There is no better moment. “