Messi's and Mascherano's Argentina, to the Copa America semifinals thanks to the penalty shootout (0-0)
The Argentinian didn't score during the 90 minutes of the Argentina - Colombia
Lio Messi left the field with a smile from ear to ear. He didn't score during the 90 minutes but he was happy to beat a new challenge for hard it was and be closer to the Copa America final. "It's incredible how hard it is for me to score with the national team," the Argentinian star regreted.
"We did our best match of the Copa. We deserved to win during the 90 minutes. We didn't deserve to suffer so much. We were better," said the player after the heart attack penalty shootout front the Colombian national team. Messi said that "penalties are hard; I was afraid that we may be out, and we didn't deserve it."
Although they left with the classification for the semifianls and saying that they "deserved more," Messi said that "it was the best match of the Copa America, the one we created more goal chances. Their keeper saved two." Regarding the final stage of the competition the Argentinian national team's captain warned that: "We have to calm down. We were afraid to be eliminated."