Brazil to give Neymar time to recover for Bolivia clash
Brazil said on Thursday they will give star forward Neymar as much time as possible to recover from a back injury so he can face Bolivia in a World Cup qualifier.
Copa America postponed from 2020 to 2021
The Copa America due to kick off in June in Argentina and Colombia was on Tuesday postponed by a year to 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic, organisers CONMEBOL said.
Barcelona complete signing of rising Japan star Abe
Barcelona announced on Monday they had completed the signing of young Japan winger Hiroki Abe from the Kashima Antlers of the J-League.
Brazil coach Tite tells Messi to show some respect
Brazil coach Tite told Lionel Messi to show some respect following claims from the Argentina captain that the Copa America had been "fixed" so the hosts would win.
Messi sent off in Copa America third place play-off
Argentina superstar Lionel Messi was sent off after clashing with Chile's Gary Medel during the Copa America third place play-off on Saturday. In a niggly and fractious match, five-time Ballon d'Or winner Messi and Chile captain Gary Medel were given their marching orders eight minutes from half-time after tangling on the goalline. It was only…
Peru's Gareca says the time is right to face Brazil
It's a good time to be playing Brazil, according to Peru coach Ricardo Gareca as he prepares his side to take on the hosts in the Copa America final. Peru are surprise finalists in a competition in which they last reached the title decider in 1975, not least because they were thrashed by Brazil 5-0…
Messi vows to play on after latest Argentina heartache
Lionel Messi vowed to extend his international career after yet another bid to win a major title with Argentina ended in failure at the Copa America on Tuesday.
Brazil coach Tite losing sleep ahead of Argentina Copa semi
Brazil coach Tite admitted on Monday he's been having sleepless nights ahead of the Copa America semi-final against Argentina.
Reborn Sanchez feeling Chile's 'love' in Copa America
"All you need is love" sung the Beatles in their 1967 release of the same name, and according to Chile coach Reinaldo Rueda, that's what's been missing from Manchester United misfit Alexis Sanchez's game over the last 18 months.
Chile beat Colombia on penalties to reach Copa semis
Champions Chile maintained their hopes of a third straight Copa America victory after beating Colombia on penalties on Friday to reach the semi-finals. Chile could have won the game in normal time but had two goals ruled out for marginal decisions in a scoreless draw, before Alexis Sanchez stroked home the winning spot-kick. It was…