Athletistic / Football. Argentina captain and striker Lionel Messi praised the Albiceleste’s performance in the 2024 Copa America opener against Canada. The match ended with the reigning world champions winning 2:0.

“We knew in advance that we were going to have a difficult match, we knew what Canada was capable of. Today was a very difficult, intense first half, in which we could have played better. However, now we are just happy with the victory. “We are very patient – we had to play casually, wait for our moment. In some episodes we were slow, but we were patient and we managed to score,” Messi said according to the CONMEBOL press service .

Lionel Messi scored an assist last night. Forwards Julian Alvarez and Lautaro Martinez scored goals for the Argentines.

Peru and Chile will play in Group A of the 2024 Copa America alongside Argentina and Canada. The tournament will end on the night of June 15.