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Chile win Copa América once again as Argentina title drought continues - The Guardian

Chile celebrate after winning the Copa América title on penalties. Photograph: Omar Torres/AFP/Getty Images. Copa America 2016. Chile win Copa América once again as Argentina title drought continues. Argentina 0-0 Chile (Chile win 4-2 on penalties ...and more »

Copa América 2016: Guardian writers pick their highs and lows - The Guardian (blog)

Sometimes the obvious choice is the only choice. Despite his back injury, Lionel Messi was magnificent in this tournament, as balletic and graceful and incisive as ever, scoring five goals, including that stunning free-kick against the USA, and ...and more »

Chile beat Argentina on penalties to win Copa América – as it happened - The Guardian

Lionel Messi contemplates his missed penalty in the shoot-out. Photograph: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images. Tom Lutz · @tom_lutz. Sun 26 Jun '16 23.02 EDT First published on Sun 26 Jun '16 19.00 EDT. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email ...and more »

Chile's super-predators are now South America's most dangerous team - The Guardian (blog)

Chile fought back from an early red card to win Sunday's final against Argentina. Photograph: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images. Chile · Sportblog. Chile's super-predators are now South America's most dangerous team. While Argentina and Brazil have ...and more »

Lionel Messi retires from international football - The Hindu

Chile stunned Argentina to win the Copa America Centenario in a penalty shootout as Lionel Messi's title curse struck again. Agencies. June 27, 2016 10:26 IST. Updated: October 18, 2016 14:45 IST. more-in. "For me the national team is over. I've done ...and more »

Lionel Messi retires from international football after Argentina Copa America defeat and missed penalty against Chile - The Independent

'I don't think I will (return). I made up my mind. I did everything possible to win and it's done,' says 29-year-old. Richard A. L. Williams · @RichALWilliams; Monday 27 June 2016 05:12 BST. Click to follow. The Independent Sport. Play Video. Play ...and more »

Successful Copa America 2016 Smashes Records - Forbes

Heading into the 2016 Copa America Centenario Final taking place this evening, which will feature FIFA World No. 1-ranked Argentina vs. No. 5-ranked Chile, the tournament is already set to be the most successful in its history. A sold-out crowd of more ...and more »

Lionel Messi misses in penalty shootout for the first time in his career, loses another final - SB Nation

The same story has been told a thousand times. Lionel Messi, the greatest player of his generation, has never won a major trophy for Argentina. He's played in two straight finals for his country, but lost the World Cup final in extra time and last year ...and more »

Lionel Messi says he quits Argentina national team after falling to Chile in Copa America - New York Daily News

It couldn't have ended more agonizingly on Sunday night for Lionel Messi – who, when it was all over, after his wayward penalty shot sailed over the crossbar, declared his career with the Argentine national team is over. An emotional Messi said that he ...and more »

Lionel Messi: Argentina forward retires from international football - BBC Sport

Lionel Messi has retired from international duty after missing in a penalty shootout as Argentina lost a fourth major final in nine years. "For me, the national team is over," he said after defeat by Chile in the Copa America final. "I've done all I ...and more »