Neymar helps Brazil to perfect six in WC qualifying
Neymar scored one goal and created the other as Brazil maintained their perfect start to World Cup qualifying with a 2-0 win over Paraguay on Tuesday.
Messi furious as Argentina, Paraguay play draw in World Cup qualifier
Lionel Messi was left fuming with the referee after he had a goal harshly disallowed by VAR as Argentina were held to a 1-1 draw by Paraguay in South American World Cup qualifying. Messi, who is playing with an ankle issue at the moment, was left dismayed when Paraguay was awarded a first-half penalty for…
Ronaldinho released from Paraguay detention after five months
Former Brazil football star Ronaldinho was released on Monday by a Paraguayan judge after spending five months in detention over a forged passport.
Paraguay court releases Ronaldinho into house arrest in Asuncion hotel
A Paraguayan judge on Tuesday ordered the release of Brazilian football great Ronaldinho and his brother into house arrest while they await trial on charges of using false passports to enter the country.
Nearly 80 'highly dangerous' inmates escape Paraguay prison
Nearly 80 prisoners, many of them members of a Brazilian drug- and the arms-trafficking gang and described as "highly dangerous," have escaped from a Paraguayan prison near the border, police said.
Spain and Portugal eye hosting 2030 World Cup
Spain and Portugal's football associations announced on Saturday they are looking into the idea of bidding to stage the World Cup in 2030, without Morocco who had earlier been cited as a potential partner. "After holding several meetings in recent weeks, the football federations of Spain and Portugal confirm that they will begin a thorough…
Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay in joint bid
Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay have agreed to launch a joint bid to host the World Cup in 2030, it has been confirmed...
Police arrest last suspect from Brazil Olympics attack group
Brazilian police Sunday arrested the last remaining member of what authorities have called an "amateur" IS-linked group preparing attacks ahead of the Rio Olympics.