Brazil lifted the Copa America trophy after 12 years

After three consecutive Copa America failures, Brazil recruited the champion’s feeling when beating Peru 3-1 at home.

After the whistle ended the 2019 Copa America final, the Brazilian hugged each other. Selecao only had 10 people in the last 20 minutes, but kept the net clean and had Richarlison’s goal on the 11m mark to finish Peru with 3-1.

This is a sweet ending in the Copa America held in Brazil. The home side easily passed the group stage with unbeaten record, then won Paraguay in the quarterfinals thanks to an 11m shootout. By the semi-finals, Brazil crushed Argentina 2-0. Finally, Dani Alves and his team-mates convincing Peru 3-1.

In the 2007 Copa America, Brazil beat Argentina 3-0 to win the championship. After 12 years, this feeling has just returned to the team of green and yellow shirts. Captain Alves is the only player to play in both championships. Alves is 36 years old, but still maintains impressive fitness and technique. His best match in the Copa America 2019 is the encounter game against Argentina.

Midfielder Everton underwent a successful Copa America with the best player in the final, the top scorer and the championship with the team. Before the 2019 Copa America took place, not many fans knew about Everton. He replaced Neymar to take the left wing and play impressively.

Coach Tite is happy to lead his students to the top of glory. After the defeat in the 2018 World Cup, Tite was fiercely criticized at home. Even so, the Brazilian Football Federation insisted on retaining Tite for the team’s long-term goal. With 2019 Copa America championship, Tite coach has strengthened confidence in fans.

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro came down to congratulate the players. Five years ago, Brazil had a nightmare when losing to Germany 1-7 at the World Cup held at home. Compared to the World Cup, Copa America is a lower-ranking tournament, but enough to bring joy to Brazilian people.