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Lionel Messi wins 2021 Copa America Golden Boot

4:59 AM WAT 11/07/2021
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Argentina also won the tournament, beating Brazil in the final...

Argentina claimed the Copa America crown for the first time since 1993, defeating Brazil 1-0 in the final at the Maracana on Sunday.

Angel Di Maria's strike in the 22nd minute was enough for the Albiceleste to overcome Tite's men and end their run of failures in in major finals.

It was also Lionel Messi's first senior title with Argentina and the Barcelona superstar also won the tournament Golden Boot.

Who were the topscorers of the 2021 Copa America? 

Messi and Luis Diaz lead the chart with four goals to their names but Messi won the award thanks to his five assists. Lautaro Martinez, with three goals, follows Messi and Diaz in the topscorers' list. 

Player Team Goals
Lionel Messi Argentina 4
Luis Diaz Colombia 4
Lautaro Martinez Argentina 3
Papu Gomez Argentina 2
Lucas Paqueta Brazil 2
Neymar Brazil 2

The other players who have scored two goals are: Andre Carillo (Peru), Gianluca Lapadula (Peru), Erwin Saavedra (Bolivia), Edinson Cavani (Uruguay), Ángel Romero (Paraguay), Ayrton Preciado (Ecuador) and Eduardo Vargas (Chile).