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Life Lesson To Learn From Messi's Copa America Win With Argentina.

Finally silencing critics who are questioning his international status with Argentina, Leonel Messi's journey to winning the Copa America with Argentina has never been easy, but before we celebrate with him let's see how far he went in achieving his dreams of winning an international trophy with Argentina.

2007 was not the end, but the beginning of his Copa America journey, as a young Leonel Messi was looking forward to winning the Copa America title in his first international final with Argentina. But a star-packed Brazilian team that featured Robinho at his prime was on its way to stop the young boy's dream of winning the continental tournament in his first appearance.

Intent upon joining the likes of Diego Maradona who won a major international trophy for Argentina, the six times Balon dor winner again made it into the final in 2015, this time around determined like never before but a penalty shootout with Chile never saw the game go as planned for Leonel Messi.

Making it again into the 2016 Copa America final, with the mindset that this is the moment when the trophy will come to Argentina, Chile, through the same penalty shootout denied the Argentine an international trophy, in what was his greatest international upset in football.

The 2020 Copa America didn't go as planned also and like a man on a mission who was determined in accomplishing it, the Argentine international went into the 2021 edition of the Copa America with his team where it was now time for the boys to laugh. Their long-time struggle of winning the Copa America finally met after their determined fight.

Winning the continental trophy after facing several disappointments in international football, Leonel Messi has shown that wishes are not horses and just like a snail making his journey to his home, the take time and to achieve your dreams and wish you need the patience and determination of Leonel Messi.

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