Brazil Star Neymar was reduced to tears after Argentina won the Copa America final 1-0, MySportDab reports.
Angel Di Maria scored the match winner in the Brazil stadium, with a beautiful chip ball over goalkeeper Ederson in the first half.
At the end of the match, Argentina and Lionel Messi got their hands on the trophy.
Neymar could not hold back his tears after the final whistle due to the Copa America final loss.
Messi and Neymar shared a touching moment on the pitch after the match, as Messi consoled Neymar before he went up to lift the trophy.
Neymar immediately removed his runner-up medal after he was given at the ceremony after the match.
Despite Neymar’s efforts, he was unable to help Brazil win the match in the second half.
Neymar and his Brazil teammates struggled to get past Argentina’s strong defence.
In the second half, Richarlison scored for Brazil but his goal was ruled out for offside.
Gabriel Barbosa came close to scoring in the closing stages of the match but Argentina held on.
Now, Lionel Messi has finally won his first international trophy with Argentina.
This is not the first final Neymar has lost over the last 3 years.
He and PSG also lost in the Champions League final against Bayern Munich 2 years ago.
Actually the crying you heard was neymar. pic.twitter.com/ENvdOLhFSC
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