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Monaco Left-Back Jorge Called Up For Brazil World Cup Qualifiers

Monaco left-back Jorge has been called up for Brazil's national team for World Cup qualifiers against Bolivia and Chile, the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) said on Thursday.

Juventus Full-Back Sandro Earns Brazil Call-Up

Juventus full-back Alex Sandro has been drafted into Brazil's national squad for World Cup qualifiers against Bolivia and Chile, the Brazilian Football Confederation said on Friday.

Ecuador Still Hopeful Of World Cup Berth: Coach

Ecuador national team coach Jorge Celico said he remained optimistic about his team's 2018 World Cup qualifying hopes despite having to rely on results from other matches.

Arsenal Forward Alexis Sanchez Hits Out At Critics

Alexis Sanchez has hit back at critics that have taken aim at him and Chile's national team after their disastrous double header of South American zone World Cup qualifiers.

Argentina, Chile Stumble In World Cup Qualifiers

Argentina's hopes of qualifying for next year's World Cup were left hanging in the balance on Tuesday after a listless 1-1 home draw with Venezuela.

Bolivia Beat Chile In World Cup Qualifier

Juan Carlos Arce struck a second-half penalty as Bolivia defeated Chile 1-0 to complete a nightmare double-header of World Cup qualifiers for the reigning Copa America champions.

Key Takeaways From CONMEBOL World Cup Qualifiers

Four things that we learned from the latest double header of CONMEBOL World Cup qualifiers completed on Tuesday.

Ronaldo: Maradona ‘The Greatest´

Football legends Ronaldo Nazario and Diego Maradona exchanged words of praise on Sunday after being guests of honor at the FIFA Confederations Cup final between Germany and Chile.

Chile Confident Ahead Of Confederations Cup Final Against Germany 

The Chilean team was confident of victory on Saturday ahead of their Confederations Cup final against Germany in Russia on Sunday

Alexis Sanchez Is Chile’s Record Scorer After Opener In Draw With Germany

World Cup champions Germany drew 1-1 with South American champions Chile in the second round of Confederation Cup group match in Kazan on Thursday.

Five Things To Look Out For At FIFA Confederations Cup

There is still a year to go until a ball is kicked in anger at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, but the competition's official warm-up event is already upon us.

Sevilla Agree To Part Ways With Argentina-Bound Jorge Sampaoli

The Argentine Football Association made no secret of targeting Sampaoli for the role after sacking Edgardo Bauza in April.

‘Argentina Job Too Good To Refuse’ Says Sampaoli As Speculation Mounts For New Head...

Jorge Sampaoli said Friday he would be unable to refuse an offer to coach Argentina's national team as speculation mounts about an impending return to his homeland.

Germany Enters Confederation Cup 2017 Without Star Power; Loew Says ‘World Cup 2018 Is...

The 2017 Confederations Cup will be a major test for German football and its academy system as youngsters and newcomers will have to fill the gap caused by the decision to leave many of the 2014 World champions at home to recuperate and get fully fit for the 2018 tournament in Russia.

Thank Their Mothers: What Ronaldo And 4 Other Top Footballers Have In Common

Behind every successful footballer, there is a story. Of trials and tribulations, of loss and hope and tapping into their talent to score life's goal. But, one person has silently stood firmly behind these...

AFA Boss Confirms ‘Chosen One’ Jorge Sampaoli Will Be Offered Argentina Job For Messi

AFA president Claudio Tapia has confirmed that he will enter negotiations with Sevilla in order to make Jorge Sampaoli next Argentina coach.

Chinese Investors Seek Stake In Chile’s Colo Colo

The proposed transaction would see the group secure a 29.8% stake in the Santiago-based outfit from Anibal Mosa.

Chile Midfielder Felipe Gutierrez Joins Brazilian Serie A Club Internacional On Loan

Real Betis midfielder Felipe Gutierrez has joined Brazilian Serie A club Internacional on loan until the end of the year. Under terms of the agreement, Internacional will have the option of signing a permanent deal...

Alexis Sanchez Warns Arsenal He Wants To Be In A Team With Winning Mentality...

Alexis Sanchez has dropped a strong hint that he wants Arsenal to improve or he could seek a transfer away to London rivals.

Arsenal Put A Price On Contract Rebel Alexis Sanchez’s Head Amid Fears He Will...

Arsenal will demand at least £50 million for Alexis Sanchez if the forward refuses to sign a new deal in the summer.

Messi Would Have Monuments All Over The Country If He Were Chilean

Lionel Messi would have monuments all over the county if he were Chilean as the Argentina star is undervalued in his homeland.

Paulo Dybala Set To Miss Argentina’s World Cup Qualifiers Due To Injury

Juventus forward Paulo Dybala is in doubt for Argentina's 2018 World Cup qualifiers against Chile and Bolivia due to a leg injury. The 23-year-old did not train with Argentina's squad in Buenos Aires on Tuesday...

Veteran Midfielder Jorge Valdivia Recalled To Chile’s Squad For World Cup Qualifiers

Jorge Valdivia expected to complete his squad by adding at least four players from local clubs in the coming days.

Canine Nut Sanchez On Tail Of Chilean TV Actress Mayte Rodriguez

Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez has been linked with glamorous Chilean actress Mayte Rodriguez after her split from long time boyfriend.

Arsenal Star Sanchez Admits To Tax Fraud Of €1 Million During His Time At...

Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez has confessed about his tax fraud case in Spain which accounts a total of about €1million.

Chile Beat Iceland 1-0 To Win Maiden China Cup

Angelo Sagal scored a lone goal in the 18th minute to award Chile a 1-0 victory over Iceland in the final of the 2017 Gree China Cup.

Lippi Hails FIFA’s Decision To Expand 2026 World Cup

Marcello Lippi praised FIFA's decision to expand 2026 World Cup to 48 teams as it will provide chances for more teams to compete.

Chile, Iceland And Croatia Look Confident Ahead Of The Inaugural China Cup

The national football teams of Chile, Croatia and Iceland are set to play at the soon-to-be inaugurated China Cup.
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Copa America Champions Chile Aim To Win The Inaugural China Cup

Chilean coach Juan Antonio Pizzi confirmed his interest in winning the China Cup soccer tournament.

Lippi Aims To Sharpen Young Chinese Squad Before China Cup

Italian Marcello Lippi is looking to start the new year with his first victory at the helm of the Chinese men's national team.

Brazil Leap Germany To Claim Second Place In FIFA Rankings

Brazil rose to second place as they closed the gap on leaders Argentina in the latest FIFA rankings published on Thursday.

Sanchez Set To Be Given Winter Break By Arsene Wenger To Avoid Fatigue

Arsene Wenger is set to give Alexis Sanchez a nice winter break so that the Chilean does not feel burned up in the upcoming title race.

Bolivia Appeal Against World Cup Qualifying Points Deduction

Bolivia have appealed against a FIFA decision to deduct points from their World Cup qualifying campaign for fielding an ineligible player. FIFA ruled earlier this month that Bolivia breached its rules when Nelson Cabrera played...

Suarez Lands Himself In Trouble Again After Offensive Gesture Towards Chile Fans

Barcelona super attacker, Luis Suarez lost his temper during the 3-1 defeat to Chile by sticking the middle finger towards the home support.

Alexis Sanchez Inspires Chile Comeback After Return From Minor Muscle Injury

Arsenal superstar, Alexis Sanchez scored twice for Chile against Uruguay to guide his side to a comfortable 3-1 win.

Alexis Sanchez Return Hands Boost To Chile Ahead Of Uruguay Clash

Chile have been handed a boost ahead of their World Cup qualifier against Uruguay on Tuesday with news that Alexis Sanchez is set to return.

Pep Guardiola Is The Best But Barcelona Bigger Than City, Claims Claudio Bravo

Claudio Bravo has admitted that Barcelona are much bigger than Manchester City and Pep Guardiola is the best coach in the world according to the Chilean. He has also dismissed talks about rift with former...

Bravo Injury Scare Adds To Pep Guardiola’s Worries At The Back

New Manchester City shot stopper, Claudio Bravo limped off in yesterday's goal less draw against Chile in World cup qualifier match.

Neymar And Coutinho Maintain Top Spot By Routing Argentina

Neymar scored one goal and set up another as Brazil heaped further misery on Argentina with a 3-0 victory in their World Cup qualifier.

Huge Boost For Arsenal As Sanchez Is Expected Be Fit For Return Against Man...

Arsenal has received a huge boost after Sanchez declared that he would be fit for their high-octane clash with rivals Man Utd.

Gunners Star Alexis Sanchez Will Miss Chile Qualifier After Getting Injured In Training

Arsenal midfielder Alexis Sanchez has been ruled out of Chile's World Cup qualifier against Colombia on Thursday due to a calf injury.

Brazil Hoping To Ease 2014 World Cup Pain With A Win Against Argentina

Renato Augusto believes a victory for Brazil against Argentina on Thursday will go some way to erasing the memory of their worst ever defeat.

Diego Maradona: Tevez Deserves Argentina Recall

Diego Maradona has urged Argentina coach Edgardo Bauza to hand Carlos Tevez an international recall in order to ail their striking woes.

Chilean National Manager Declines To Comment On Bolivia-FIFA Controversy

Juan Antonio Pizzi, declined to comment Wednesday on the FIFA ruling that gave Chile three points in a World Cup qualifier against Bolivia.

FIFA Fines Brazil, Argentina And Chile Over Abusive Fans

The Brazilian football confederation (CBF) has been fined by FIFA for the second time in less than a month for homophobic chants by fans.

Bolivia Forced To Forfeit World Cup Qualifiers Over Ineligible Player

Bolivia have forfeited two World Cup qualifying matches after being found guilty of fielding an ineligible player.

Vietnam To Host 2017 ASEAN Futsal Championship

The ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) has decided that the 2017 AFF Futsal Championship will be hosted by Vietnam.

Maradona Uncertain About Messi Playing 2018 World Cup

Argentina may be left out of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, football legend Diego Maradona said on Tuesday.

Enner Valencia Chased By Police As Ecuadorian ‘Fakes Injury’ In New Twist To Child...

Enner Valencia's woes continued when on Thursday local police chased the Everton loanee off the pitch amidst report of unpaid child support dues during Ecuador's 3-0 win over Chile. The striker, on loan from West...

Messi To Newell’s! Lionel Reveals Desire To Play For Boyhood Club

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has opened up about his future, stating that he wants to play for boyhood club Newell's Old Boys before retiring.