In a decisive semi-final match, Lionel Messi led Argentina to a 2-0 victory over Canada, securing their place in the Copa America final. Messi opened the scoring with a stunning free-kick in the 25th minute, showcasing his trademark precision and skill. The goal electrified the crowd and set the tone for Argentina's dominant performance.

Throughout the match, Argentina controlled possession and created numerous scoring opportunities. The second goal came in the 68th minute when Lautaro Martinez found the back of the net with a powerful strike, effectively sealing the win for Argentina. Canada's defense struggled to contain Argentina's relentless attack, and their few offensive efforts were thwarted by Argentina's solid backline and goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez.

This victory propels Argentina into the final, where they will face either Brazil or Colombia, who are set to compete in the other semi-final match. The win also underscores Messi's critical role in Argentina's quest for another Copa America title, as he continues to inspire his team with his exceptional play.

Argentina's coach praised the team's performance, highlighting their cohesion and tactical discipline. The players' focus now shifts to preparing for the final, where they aim to claim the prestigious Copa America trophy.