A look at Copa America 2021 by the numbers

Lionel Messi has finally managed to win his first international trophy as Argentina beat Brazil by Di Maria’s solitary goal in the legendary Maracana stadium.

So here we take a look at the Copa America 2021 tournament by the numbers:

Top Goalkeepers

Emiliano Martinez (Argentina) – 4 clean sheets

Fernando Muslera (Uruguay) – 3 clean sheets

Ederson (Brazil) – 3 clean sheets

David Ospina (Colombia) – 3 clean sheets

Top Playmakers

Lionel Messi (Argentina) – 5 assists

Neymar (Brazil) – 3 assists

Christian Cueva (Peru) – 2 assists

Camilo Vargas (Colombia) – 1 assist

Damian Diaz (Ecuador) – 1 assist

Copa America 2021’s Top Goal-scorers

Lionel Messi (Argentina) – 4 goals

Luis Diaz (Colombia) – 4 goals

Lautaro Martinez (Argentina) – 3 goals

Gianluca Lapadula (Peru) – 3 goals

Papu Gomez (Argentina) – 2 goals

Copa America 2021 final: Hypes surrounding it
Copa America 2021 final: Hypes surrounding it. Credits: Copa America

Most goals scored by team: Brazil (12 goals scored)

Least goals scored by team: Venezuela (2 goals scored)

Worst defensive record: Peru (14 goals conceded)

Best defensive record: Brazil (3 goals conceded)

Copa America Golden Boot: Lionel Messi (Argentina)

Copa America Golden Glove: Emiliano Martinez (Argentina)

Copa America Golden Ball: Lionel Messi (Argentina)

Copa America best player of the final: Angel Di Maria (Argentina)

Prize Money

Winner’s prize money: Argentina – $6.5m

Runner up prize money: Brazil – $3.5m

Third place prize money: Colombia – $3m

Fourth place prize money: Peru – $2.5m

Quarter-final prize money: Ecuador, Uruguay, Chile, Paraguay – $1.5m

Fair Play award: Brazil


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