Updated: July 12, 2021 8:43:05 am
Malayalam actor Nivin Pauly took to social media to celebrate the victory of Argentina over arch-rival Brazil in Copa America 2021 in the final match held in Rio de Janeiro.
He shared a story on Instagram with the picture of Lionel Messi kissing the trophy, surrounded by his teammates and wrote, “The wait is finally over! Congratulations to Messi and Argentina. What a match this is.”
Earlier, superstar Mammootty had expressed his excitement about the match. He shared a promo picture of the two captains, Neymar and Messi, and wrote, “The Dream final is here ! Wishing best of luck to both the teams.”
— Mammootty (@mammukka) July 10, 2021
The final match of 105-year old South American tournament was much-awaited also due to the exhilaration of a fierce clash between two star football players Messi and Neymar.
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This is Argentina national team’s first title in 28 years and Messi’s first major international trophy. The country defeated Brazil in a Copa América final for the first time since 1937.
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