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In Pictures: Copa America
 
The tournament kicked off in La Plata with hosts Argentina drawing 1-1 against Bolivia. Here supporters wear a big shirt reading 'Messi, are you human?'[EPA]
Argentinian Leo Messi and Colombian Abel Aguilar compete for the ball during the 0-0 draw in Group A. Both teams qualified for the quarter-finals with Colombia topping the group [EPA]
Chilean Alexis Sanchez celebrates scoring an equaliser against Uruguay in their 1-1 draw in Group C. Chile topped the group while Uruguay also went through to the quarter-finals [EPA]
After two draws, Argentina finally raised their game against Costa Rica with a 3-0 victory. Sergio Aguero celebrates scoring a double that helps his team through to the quarters [EPA]
In Group B, Brazil also got off to a poor start with two draws. However, things improved against Ecuador. Here Alexandre Pato looks to the heavens following his second goal during an impressive 4-2 victory that ensured Brazil topped their group [EPA]
In the Paraguay and Venezuela head-to-head honours ended even after a thrilling 3-3 draw in Group B. Both teams qualified for the quarter-finals with Paraguay, as well as Peru, the third-placed teams to make the cut [EPA]
Forward Diego Forlan celebrates on top of his teammates following Uruguay's victory over hosts Argentina in the quarter-finals. The match went to a penalty shootout and left home fans seething at their underperforming side [EPA]
Argentina's Lionel Messi is in a messi after his team are knocked out of the Copa America. It turns out he is human after all [EPA]
The Peru players rejoice after Carlos Lobaton scores the first of two extra time goals against Colombia that see them through to the semi-finals. Peru will play Uruguay for a place in the final [EPA]
A Brazil fan gloats about Argentina's demise before his team are promptly knocked out of the Copa America following a penalty defeat to Paraguay. The headline reads, in Spanish, "The dream is over" - how apt! [EPA]
Venezuelan coach Cesar Farias waves his national flag as his team defeats Chile 2-1 following a late goal from Gabriel Cichero. Venezuela will play Paraguay in the other semi-final. The tournament has been blown wide-apart after the exit of hosts Argentina and reigning champions Brazil. It's now game on. [EPA]
Luis Suarez ended Peru's dreams as he scored twice in a 2-0 win to put Uruguay into the final [Reuters]
Despite failing to win a match in regular time in the tournament, Paraguay advance to the final after a penalty shootout victory over Venezuela. Paraguay will enter the final against Uruguay as underdogs [EPA]
Paolo Guerrero scores a hat-trick as Peru smash Venezuela 4-1 in the third-place playoff [EPA]
A goal from Luis Suarez and two from Diego Forlan gave Uruguay a 3-0 win over Paraguay in the final and a record 15th Copa America title [Reuters]
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