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Messi named best player in Copa America; Argentina ends 28-year international title drought

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Argentina ended a 28-year title drought after beating Brazil in the final of the Copa America on Saturday night (10) at the Maracanã stadium in Rio de Janeiro.

Despite a lackluster performance in the final match, Argentina's superstar midfielder Lionel Messi was elected by CONMEBOL as the tournament's best player.

The Argentine team beat Brazil 1-0, with a goal in the 22nd minute of the first half. De Paul launched a long ball, Renan Lodi could not cut it out, and Ángel Di María scored a beautiful lobbed goal over the . . .

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