Copa America Final: Chile V Argentina – Messi Fails Again, His Family Heckled, Brother Hit


A news report said that, “Argentina player Lionel Messi’s family members were heckled by Chilean fans during the Copa America Title Clash that the superstar’s team lost the 2015 Copa America football championship, in Santiago, Chile, on July 4 (Saturday). Argentina were the odds-on favourites team to coming into the tournament and they have done no harm to their status. Finally winning its first major tournamaent Goalkeeper Claudio Bravo made a save and striker Alexis Sanchez converted the winning penalty as the hosts defeated Argentina 4-1 in a shootout after a 0-0 draw in the Copa America final on Saturday.


During the first half of the Copa America final between the two sides on Saturday evening, the Chile fans  are attacked the members of Argentina star Lionel Messi’s family. The 27-year-old’s first season in English football was blighted by injury. Having started well with his new club his form quickly tailed off, and he struggled to get back into the team after picking up a hip problem against Hull City at the end of November. Everything was aligned perfectly for them, as they sought to end their 99-year wait to lift the Copa America trophy.


In Brazil, Before the runner-up finish at last year’s World Cup, Messi hadn’t been able to lead Argentina past the quarterfinals of football’s showcase event, with early eliminations in 2006 and 2010. He also, in the Copa America team past, that lost the 2007 final to Brazil, and was eliminated by eventual champion Uruguay in the quarterfinals of the tournament at home in 2011.

Martino said that at his news conference on Friday, “We have been treated wonderfully here.But this is football. We have to play with the ball and try to win the game. It’s very difficult for them to change their style. They have been insisting on an idea for some time now, so they may change personnel. But when it comes to the game itself and how they approach it, Chile will be the same as they always are.”


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