Australia is now at the top of Group C ahead of Egypt and Spain, who drew 0-0 in the other game.
Sunday, July 11 (Hyderabad Standard Time, in our current universe) was the world’s first one-day Olympics.
Moments after the referee blew for full-time in the Copa America final between Argentina and Brazil, Lionel Messi was on his knees.
Di Maria, captain Lionel Messi and striker Sergio Agüero are the sole survivors of the squad that lost the 2014 World Cup final in Brazil.
Copa America 2021: After 16 long years, Lionel Messi finally gets his international trophy with Argentina
While the pain of not winning a major trophy has haunted Argentina for the last 28 years, Messi has been part of that ordeal for the past 16 years.
Now coach Tite will have to rethink some of his alternatives, as he promised to use Copa America as a testing ground ahead of the World Cup in Qatar.
The title ended Argentina's 28-year drought of major trophies, with Messi as the best player with four goals and five assists.
The victory at Rio de Janeiro's Maracana stadium ended Argentina's 28-year wait for a major trophy, and ended Brazil's unbeaten home record that stretched back more than 2,500 days.
Brazil and Argentina will face off for the fifth time in a tournament final when they determine which team will carry the Copa America trophy out of the Maracana Stadium on Saturday.
Brazil seeks its 10th South American title, while Argentina is going for its 15th, which would put it level with record winners Uruguay.
The match between the arch-rivals has been one of the most important moments that no die-hard soccer fan dare to miss.
Saturday's game at Maracana Stadium will be between one of the toughest defensive lines to break in world soccer and the protection around one of the best players in history.
Beat the impressive Ospina and Colombia, and Argentina will take on Brazil in Saturday's decider.
With four goals and four assists in the tournament so far, Messi has led Argentina to the semifinals where it plays Colombia on Tuesday.
Messi scored from a late freekick and earlier laid on two assists as Argentina eventually subdued Ecuador and kept the superstar's dream of winning his first major international title alive.