Lionel Messi scored on a brilliant free kick to put the US in a big hole in Copa America

The U.S. Men’s National Team fell in a big hole in the semifinals thanks to a gorgeous free kick from Lionel Messi.

A little more than 30 minutes into the match, Lionel Messi drew a hard foul in the open field by Chris Wondolowski, a foul that earned Wondolowski a yellow card. 

Messi took advantage of the free kick, placing it perfectly into the upper-right corner for a 2-0 lead. 

Brad Guzan never had a chance. 

Argentina would add two more goals and the U.S. never even got a shot on goal, losing 4-0.

Here is the replay.

Argentina won 4-0 and will face either Colombia or Chile in the final.

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