Eventful Copa America puts an end to Chilean suffering (Yahoo Sports)

Eventful Copa America puts an end to Chilean suffering (Yahoo Sports)

The Copa America ended with Chile celebrating a long-awaited triumph and Argentina left wondering how much longer its title drought will last. It was a disappointing finish for Lionel Messi and his teammates, who haven’t won anything in 22 years, and a historic victory for an entire nation that desperately needed some reason to rejoice after getting way too used to a long history of tragedies at home. Chile defeated Argentina 4-1 in a penalty shootout in the final of the South American tournament on Saturday, finally winning a major title after decades of disappointments.

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