Chile goalkeeper Bravo lifts the trophy after winning the Copa America Centenario. / AFP / DON EMMERT
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Holders Chile stunned Argentina to win the Copa America Centenario in a penalty shootout Sunday as Lionel Messi's title curse struck again.Argentina's players meanwhile were left disconsolate as they digested a third defeat in a major final following losses to Germany in the 2014 World Cup and Chile in last year's Copa.The defeat also ensured Argentina's 23-year wait for a major title -- and a first for five-time world player of the year Messi -- continued.The first yellow card of the match came in the 16th minute when Marcelo Diaz brought down Messi with a cynical hack across the thighs as the Barcelona star advanced on the Chilean goal.Seven minutes later Chile were left rocking when Messi burst forward only to be bodychecked blatantly by Diaz.From the Argentinian counter-attack, Messi surged forward from halfway to shoot wide.
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