Chile Triumph over Argentina in Copa America


Chile ended a 99-year wait to win the Copa America, a football fiesta played by the South American nations, on
Saturday, beating  favourites, Argentina 4-1 on penalty and crystalize the Argentine hope of ending 22years drought and Lionel Messi hope of winning a major tournament for his country.

The highly exciting final had ended in 120 minutes without a. goal to separate the two teams. In the penalty shootout, only Lionel Messi converted his kick
among the three Argentines that tried from the spot while Chile converted their four kicks, with Arsenal striker
Sanchez, converting the Chileans fourth penalty with a brassbound to wrap up victory for the chile. What is more important is that, the final penalty from Sanchez was so cocky: “A classic Panenka”


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