Copa America: I want Argentina in the final – Neymar

Brazil forward, Neymar Jr, has said he hopes to face Argentina in the final of this year’s Copa America.

Neymar was speaking after they beat Peru 1-0 in Monday’s semi-final.

Lucas Paqueta scored the only goal in the 35th minute, as Selecao booked their place in Saturday’s decider at the Maracana stadium.

The second semi-final between Argentina and Colombia will be played Tuesday.

“I want Argentina, I am cheering them on,” Neymar said with a smile.

“I have friends there and in the final Brazil will win.”

The last time the two countries met in a Copa America final was in 2007.

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That year, Brazil beat Argentina 3-0.

It would not only pit the tournament’s only unbeaten teams against each other, it would also be a showdown between two former Barcelona teammates Neymar and Lionel Messi.

Brazil forward, Neymar Jr, has said he hopes to face Argentina in the final of this year’s Copa America.

Neymar was speaking after they beat Peru 1-0 in Monday’s semi-final.

Lucas Paqueta scored the only goal in the 35th minute, as Selecao booked their place in Saturday’s decider at the Maracana stadium.

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The second semi-final between Argentina and Colombia will be played Tuesday.

“I want Argentina, I am cheering them on,” Neymar said with a smile.

“I have friends there and in the final Brazil will win.”

The last time the two countries met in a Copa America final was in 2007.

That year, Brazil beat Argentina 3-0.

It would not only pit the tournament’s only unbeaten teams against each other, it would also be a showdown between two former Barcelona teammates Neymar and Lionel Messi.

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