Angel di Maria and Marcos reach Copa America semi-final

Angel di Maria and Marcos reach Copa America semi-final

Manchester United duo Marcos Rojo and Angel di Maria have helped Argentina gain qualification to the semi-final of the Copa America by defeating Colombia on penalties.

The United defender posted this photo to his Twitter account which showed the jubilant Argentinian squad celebrating their victory including a smiling Di Maria in the background, who has been one the stand-out players in the tournament to date.

The message linked to the photo says: “To the semis! And every day I love you more! I am an Argentinian, it’s a feeling, I can’t stop!”

Angel di Maria was extremely energetic and looked dangerous throughout his country’s victory over Colombia on Friday night.

Meanwhile Rojo had a more relaxing evening with Colombia sitting deep and playing defensively, he was still impressive and displayed the kind of defending that brought him to the attention of United last summer when they signed him from Sporting Lisbon.

The only other Manchester United representative at the Copa America is Angelo Henriquez of Chile, who have already qualified for the semi-finals on the other side of the draw.

The pair might face off against Henriquez in the final should Chile overcome Peru and Argentina beats Paraguay.

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