Filipe Luis said he will attempt to stake a claim for a regular starting berth in Brazil’s national team if given the chance to play against Colombia in their World Cup qualifier on Tuesday.
Argentina’s San Lorenzo took a step towards the Copa Libertadores quarterfinals with a 1-0 away victory over Ecuador’s Emelec on Thursday.
Fans of Brazil’s Palmeiras have been banned from attending the club’s next three Copa Libertadores away matches.
Former Brazil international midfielder Felipe Melo has been banned for six matches for violent conduct during a Copa Libertadores match with Palmeiras and Penarol.
Brazil is the world’s most prolific exporter of professional footballers, according to a new study.
The FIFA Appeal Committee has upheld the appeal lodged by the Argentinian Football Association, on behalf of the player Lionel Messi.
Lionel Messi will reportedly not accompany an Argentine legal team in Switzerland on Thursday in its appeal against the forward’s four-game international ban.
The technology is likely to be tested in the Copa Libertadores and Copa Sudamericana in the second half of the year.
Ronaldinho’s brother has admitted that the former Barcelona star could play for Chapecoense in after-effect of the plane crash tragedy.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino welcomed the restructuring process of South America’s soccer ruling body CONMEBOL, local press reported on Thursday.
CONMEBOL president Juan Angel Napout of Paraguay has said he is “calm” after accusations linked him to a network of corruption surrounding the organisation.
Last Wednesday, in the quarter-final between Chile and Uruguay, Jara inappropriately touched Cavani, who slapped Jara in the face and received a yellow card