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Messi said it was my final!' - Argentina hero Di Maria revels in 'unforgettable' Copa America triumph

The Paris Saint-Germain winger scored the goal that ended his country's international trophy drought

Angel Di Maria revealed that Lionel Messi told him the Copa America final would be his moment to shine as the duo helped Argentina seal a long-awaited triumph over Brazil.

Di Maria scored the game-winning goal in the 1-0 win over the Selecao, helping Messi get his hands on an elusive senior international trophy.

The Paris Saint-Germain star's strike came after he was forced to miss several big games in recent years due to injury issues, including the 2016 Copa America final, making this summer's triumph all the sweeter.

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