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ATLANTA, GEORGIA— The defending champion Brazil is set to face hungry Argentina in the finals of the Copa America on July 10 in Brazil.
The meeting between the two Latin soccer rivals is expected to be exciting since former FC Barcelona teammates Neymar of Brazil and Argentina striker Lionel Messi are set to face each other again in an international soccer competition.
Argentina got the last slot in the finals after they beat Colombia via penalty shoot-out 3-2 on Tuesday.
Brazil advance to the finals on Monday after beating Peru 1-0 in the semifinals in Rio de Janeiro.
Brazil won their semifinals game after Lucas Paqueta scored for his team in the 35th minute.
Both Neymar and Messi are having a great Copa America tournament so far as Neymar scored two goals and had three assists, while Messi has four goals and four assists performance for his part.
Both Neymar and Messi are very focused on winning the Copa America trophy this year.
Messi has yet to win a major trophy since 1993 Copa America.

 

By bob

A veteran soccer journalist who is an avid fan of Atlanta United and Lionel Messi.

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