In 2019, the Copa America is defined as much by what it isnít in the modern soccer age, as much as what it strives to represent.
The most interesting aspect of Max Allegri's success is that it came with no defined, built-in style or catchphrase, no tiki-taka or gegenpressing branding or philosophy easily consumed by audiences.
Our MOTM goes to Alisson for his late saves, but credit Virgil van Dijk for his calming influence. Those two players changed Liverpool from being an exciting team in the wrong way of giving up late leads, to seeing out their first Champions League win since 2005.
With each team's unique, singular journey to the Champions League Final, both Liverpool and Tottenham can claim destiny on their side.
This will be a colorful clash of styles, and at the end of it we're going to see a European champion who hasn't summited that mountain in a while (Liverpool) or ever (Spurs).