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Lionel Messi makes history at Copa America: Breaking appearance record while leading Argentina to victory

Argentina’s Lionel Messi leads the charge in 2024 Copa America quest

Heading into the later stages of the 2024 Copa America, all eyes are once again on the inspirational leadership of Lionel Messi as he aims to lead Argentina to another title. After a remarkable turnaround in his international career, culminating in winning both the Copa America and the FIFA World Cup, Messi continues to be the focal point for his national team.

Despite turning 37 during the tournament, Messi remains determined to secure another title for Argentina. With speculation surrounding his participation in the 2026 FIFA World Cup, 2024 is set to be his final Copa America, and he will be looking to bow out with a fairytale ending in the United States.

Having secured his sixth Copa America title in 2021, Messi finally erased the asterisk next to his name with regard to major international trophies. With a record-breaking number of appearances and goals for Argentina, Messi’s influence on the team is undeniable.

However, Messi’s Copa America journey has not been without its heartbreaks, notably in the finals against Brazil and Chile. Despite the setbacks, Messi’s determination and resilience have shone through, driving him to continue pursuing success on the international stage.

As the tournament progresses, all eyes will be on Messi as he looks to add another chapter to his storied international career. Whether he achieves another triumph or faces further disappointment, one thing is certain – Messi’s legacy as one of the greatest footballers of all time is secure.

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