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    Brazil vs. Argentina result: Lionel Messi wins first title with Argentina, ending nation’s 28-year drought

    Lionel Messi has finally done it. After years of championship final heartbreak with Argentina, the 34-year-old soccer legend won his first major title with his national team after a 1-0 victory over archrival Brazil in the 2021 Copa America final Saturday night in Rio de Janeiro. The Copa America triumph ended a 28-year drought for Argentina, which last won the title in 1993. It also marked the first time Brazil has failed to win a Copa America tournament that it has hosted. A 22nd-minute goal by Angel Di Maria was all that Argentina needed in a chippy final with nine yellow cards. Midfielder Rodrigo De Paul, who was the best player on the field, found Di…

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