The Copa America 2021 lived up to expectations once again at the beginning of the quarterfinals. A six-goal thriller between Peru and Paraguay kicked off the knockout stages in great fashion before Brazil and Chile met in another must-watch game.

La Blanquirroja's dramatic win on penalties certainly turned out to be a much more exciting game than expected, with plenty of drama until the last minutes and a penalty shoot-out that was a roller-coaster of emotions for both sides.

Fans from all over the world were attentive to this day packed with Copa America action and reacted with hilarious memes on social media to make the best of these matches (and Gabriel Jesus' karate kick).

Fans react to Gabriel Jesus' ugly challenge and Peru's thrilling win over Paraguay

Gianluca Lapadula has been subject of memes as Peruvian fans showed their devotion for him, while the eventful match between Ricardo Gareca's men and Paraguay hogged the spotlight on the Internet.

Copa America 2021 has been delivering exciting clashes but the one between Peru and La Albirroja certainly was the greatest match of the competition so far, which is why it led to so many memes on social media. However, Gabriel Jesus was suddenly all over the timeline due to his ugly challenge that resulted in a red card.

The road to the Copa America 2021 final is getting more intense as we already have two teams inside the semi-finals, but there are two more quarterfinal-ties upon us with Uruguay coming up against Colombia and Argentina facing Ecuador on Saturday.