Neymar and Messi were awarded this Saturday with the award for the “Best players of the Copa América 2021 ″.” The Conmebol Technical Study Group chooses Messi and Neymar as the best players of the Conmebol Copa América 2021 ″, indicated the South American football home. Thus, at the end of the dispute in the Maracana, Rosario and Neymar celebrated in an emotional hug that was recorded by all cameras. The Brazilian star, crying, approached the crack and both merged in a fraternal greeting.
Throughout his career, Neymar has shown himself to be an extremely sensitive person, and at the same time strong. He also cried in the win against Peru. The star of PSG (France) He referred to his figures with the yellow jersey: He scored a goal against Peru and is already the second highest scorer in the history of Brazil (68 conquests), just nine goals behind Edson Arantes do Nascimento, Pelé (77 goals). “They were two very complicated years and those numbers are nothing compared to the happiness of playing for Brazil, and representing my country and my family in very difficult moments for the whole world, “he said excitedly. Everything indicates that if he continues at this level, with at least one World Cup and several years of career ahead of him, Neymar will surpass the top idol of the Brazilian team.
On the other hand, his strength was evidenced -in different reports- when, on repeated occasions, he spoke about the injuries he has suffered, some serious; about this theme, Neymar He expressed: “Sometimes I feel uncomfortable because of my style of play, because I dribble and end up hitting constantly, I don’t know if the problem is me or what I do on the field.”
“For demonstrating in each game their different qualities, which make them be players of integrity, with technical and tactical quality”, Conmebol awarded him along with Messi in this edition of the championship.
A) Yes, Lionel Messi reached the 38th title of his career with the long-awaited conquest of the Copa América against Brazil in Rio de Janeiro and was three behind Dani Alves, the top winner, who has 41 championships. At 34, the Rosario star got his first great joy with the Argentine team, after four lost finals: Copa América 2007, 2015 and 2016 and the World Cup in Brazil 2014.
The Argentine captain had reached the U-20 World Cup in 2005 and the gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, but he lacked a traditional title, a desire that he achieved on Brazilian soil. The rest of the stars correspond to his successful career in Barcelona, the institution in Spain where he was trained and which awaits the renewal of his contract.
Dani Alves, Lio’s former Brazilian teammate at said club, leads the world table of players with the most titles, with 41; followed by Messi (38); Andrés Iniesta and Maxwell (37); Ryan Giggs (36); Gerard Piqué and Kenny Dalglish (35); Vitor Baía and Xavi (34); and Cristiano Ronaldo (33).
The championships obtained by Messi in Barcelona are: Club World Cup (2009, 2011 and 2015), Champions League (2006, 2009, 2011 and 2015), European Super Cup (2010, 2012 and 2016), Spanish League (2005, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2018 and 2019), Copa del Rey (2009, 2012, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2021), Spanish Super Cup (2006, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2017 and 2019). While representing Argentina, he won the U-20 World Cup (2005), the gold medal at the Beijing Olympic Games (2008) and the Copa América Brasil (2021).