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Copa America: Twitter Reacts as Emiliano Martinez's Heroics Against Colombia Propel Argentina to the Final

Arjun Singh Devgan
Emiliano Martinez saved three penalties to help Argentina qualify for Copa America final after beating Colombia 3-2 in shootout
Emiliano Martinez saved three penalties to help Argentina qualify for Copa America final after beating Colombia 3-2 in shootout / NELSON ALMEIDA/Getty Images
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Argentina and Lionel Messi moved one step closer towards winning the Copa America trophy after the La Albicelste registered a thrilling 3-2 win over Colombia in the penalty shootout after the semi-final ended 1-1 in normal time.

It was Argentina who started brightly, taking the lead courtesy of Lautaro Martinez as early as the seventh minute, with Lionel Scaloni's side looking comfortable throughout the entire first-half. However, just when it looked like they would register a win, Colombia hit back through Luis Diaz in the 61st minute.

With the game going to a penalty shootout, it was goalkeeper, Emiliano Martinez who emerged as the hero of the night - making three saves in the shootout to give his side an all-important win.

Here, we take a look at best Twitter reactions on the game.

Argentina will now face rivals, Brazil in the much-anticipated final on Sunday, 11 July.

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