Chile won the Copa America for the first time in the competition’s history. REUTERS/Jorge Adorno
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The Copa America ended with Chile celebrating a long-awaited triumph and Argentina left wondering how much longer their title drought will last.The Copa America had the feel of a World Cup to Chileans.Chile had lost four Copa America finals, including at home in 1955 .Saturday's final came exactly 22 years after Argentina won their last trophy at the 1993 Copa America. Since then, they have failed in seven Copa Americas and six World Cups, with Messi playing in five of those tournaments. Chile striker Eduardo Vargas and Peru forward Paolo Guerrero finished as the tournament's leading scorers with four goals each.The Copa America returns next year with its centennial tournament in the United States.
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