Tuesday, 7 June 2016

Argentina 2-1 Chile: 'Granny, I will miss you so much'... Angel di Maria celebrates goal with touching tribute to his grandmother who died shortly before Copa America clash

Angel di Maria's dazzling display helped Argentina gain some semblance of revenge for their defeat in last year's Copa America final defeat by Chile, scoring the opener and setting up Banega for the second.
Angel di Maria pictured during an emotional post-match interview as he discussed his grandmother

Angel di Maria pictured during an emotional post-match interview as he discussed his grandmother
Di Maria made a touching tribute to his grandmother who died shortly before their Copa America clash

Di Maria made a touching tribute to his grandmother who died shortly before their Copa America clash
Di Maria  posted this on Instagram before the game and wrote: 'Cute little old lady, rest in peace next to your old man. Thanks for letting me inherit these values, took with my head held high. I love you with all my heart!'

Di Maria posted this on Instagram before the game and wrote: 'Cute little old lady, rest in peace next to your old man. Thanks for letting me inherit these values, took with my head held high. I love you with all my heart!'
Angel di Maria is handed a shirt with the message 'Granny, I will miss you so much' written on the front of it

Angel di Maria is handed a shirt with the message 'Granny, I will miss you so much' written on the front of it
Di Maria celebrates his goal against Chile by paying tribute to his grandmother, who died before the match

Di Maria celebrates his goal against Chile by paying tribute to his grandmother, who died before the match
The Paris Saint-Germain star celebrates wildy after giving Argentina the lead against Chile in Santa Clara

The Paris Saint-Germain star celebrates wildy after giving Argentina the lead against Chile in Santa Clara
Di Maria is mobbed by his team-mates after beating Chile goalkeeper Claudio Bravo at his near post

Di Maria is mobbed by his team-mates after beating Chile goalkeeper Claudio Bravo at his near post
Chile's Gary Medel couldn't prevent Di Maria giving Argentina a deserved lead early in the second period

Chile's Gary Medel couldn't prevent Di Maria giving Argentina a deserved lead early in the second period

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