Argentina Crushes U.S., 4-0, In Copa America Semifinal

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Argentina romped past the U.S. men's soccer team Tuesday night in Houston, advancing to the Copa America finals with a 4-0 victory. FC Barcelona star Lionel Messi became Argentina's all-time leading scorer with a beautiful free kick in the first half that weaved its way into the corner of the net. It was Messi's 55th career international goal. Meanwhile, the Americans were dominated on all sides of the ball, and didn't manage a single shot on goal. On Sunday, Argentina, ranked No. 1 in the world, will play the winner of Wednesday's other semifinal between Chile and Colombia.

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