Very moved when celebrating – finally – the coronation of Argentina at the Copa America, Lionel Messi spoke of the difficult times with the Albiceleste.
Lionel Messi could not hold back tears after the quiet success against Bolivia (3-0). However, it was time to celebrate. Two months after the Albiceleste victory at the Copa America, the six-time Golden Ball and his teammates were able to present to the Argentinian public the trophy won in Brazil. But the emotion was too strong for the PSG playmaker.
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“I’ve been waiting for this for a long time”, he explained. “I was very anxious, but also very eager to take advantage, he continued. I’ve been looking for this moment for a long time, and thank goodness I ended up having it. It was a unique moment, because of the place and the way it happened after so much waiting. “
A long wait and a lot of suffering. “Being able to celebrate this is amazing. My mother, my brothers and sisters are in the stands. I have suffered a lot, but I am very happy ”, he added. And the happiness was all the greater as he took advantage of his evening to register a triple against Bolivia.