PHOTO: Chile conquers America again as Messi retires

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Gary Medel posted this picture inside the stadium alongside his Chilean team-mates in New York

Chileans enjoyed another triumph over the Argentines to lift the Copa America twice in a row.

Gary Medel posted this picture inside the stadium alongside his Chilean team-mates in New York
Alexis Sanchez poses in the dressing room with his Golden Ball award (left) and the Copa America trophy

Chile captain and Bravo won the Golden Glove award as the tournament's best goalkeeper
Chile captain and Bravo won the Golden Glove award as the tournament’s best goalkeeper
Chile goalkeeper Claudio Bravo kisses the Copa America trophy before lifting it in front of his team-mates
Chile goalkeeper Claudio Bravo kisses the Copa America trophy before lifting it in front of his team-mates
Lionel Messi endured a more difficult evening, losing his fourth major final with Argentina before retiring
Lionel Messi endured a more difficult evening, losing his fourth major final with Argentina before retiring

Lionel Messi retired from international duty after missing in a penalty shootout as Argentina lost a fourth major final in nine years.

“For me, the national team is over,” he said after defeat by Chile in the Copa America final. “I’ve done all I can. It hurts not to be a champion.”

With AP

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