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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.

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.

Jorge Sampaoli Takes Charge As Argentina Coach, Promises More Out Of Messi

Jorge Sampaoli was unveiled on Thursday as the new coach of the Argentine national football team, stating that "it is a dream that I sought after for a long time."

‘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.

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.

“I Wish Lionel Messi Was Born In Brazil”

Tite admits he wishes Argentina star Lionel Messi was born in Brazil so he could play for the national team.

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.

2016, A Year Of Glory And Tragedy For Brazilian Football

Brazil look back on 2016 as a mixture of glory & tragedy, blending the conquest of Olympic gold at home and the sorrow caused by a plane crash

Introductory China Cup To Host Chile, Croatia And Iceland In January

Chile's national football team, twice Copa America champion, is set to compete in the first ever China Cup in January.

Chile Hit With Massive Fine And Two-Match Stadium Ban For Homophobic Chanting

Six Latin American national football associations including Chile have been penalized for homophobic chants by fans.

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.

Colombian Defender Yerry Mina On Man City Boss Pep Guardiola’s Radar

Manchester City are reportedly considering a move to sign Colombian international defender Yerry Mina in the next European transfer window. Mina has impressed the Premier League club's scouts with his form for Brazilian Serie A...

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.
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Lionel Messi Staged His Brief Argentina Retirement, Says Maradona

Maradona asserted that Lionel Messi’s brief retirement from the international circuit could have been a well-planned PR strategy.
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Man City Announce Signing Of Barca Keeper Claudio Bravo

Premier League giants Manchester City have officially announced the signing of Barcelona goalkeeper Claudio Bravo.
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Brazil Boss Tite Wants Neymar To Remain Captain

Brazil coach Tite said on Monday that he will try to convince Neymar to reverse his decision to quit as national team captain.

HE’S BACK! Lionel Messi Reverses International Retirement Decision

New Albiceleste boss Edgardo Bauza convinced the 5-time Ballon d'OR winner to reverse his decision and the player agreed.

Barca Coach Luis Enrique Confident Despite 4-0 Defeat Against Liverpool

Luis Enrique has admitted that the reigning La Liga Champions have to step up their game after their humiliating 4-0 defeat against Liverpool.
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Argentinean Model Claims Sex With Messi Felt Like ‘Having Sex With Dead Body’

Footballer Lionel Messi strikes again! This time, an Argentinean woman, Xoana Gonzalez, alleges to have had sex with the fives times Ballon D’Or winner.
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Olympic Pressure On Neymar ‘Inhumane’, Says Brazil Coach Tite

Tite met Neymar for the first time on Thursday during a lunch with Brazil's Olympic squad at their Granja Comary base in Teresopolis, near Rio de Janeiro

I Want To Be Neymar-Dependent: Brazil Olympic Coach

The Olympic football tournament is the sport's only major international competition that Brazil has yet to win.

Brazil Midfielder Ganso Joins Sevilla

Brazilian midfielder Paulo Henrique Ganso has confirmed he will join Spanish club Sevilla after ending his four-year association with Sao Paulo.
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Beijing Guoan’s Brazilian Midfielder Renato Called Up For Olympic Duty

Renato has made 14 appearances for Beijing Guoan since joining the Chinese Super League club from Corinthians in January.

Argentine Football Facing Worst Crisis In History

The resignation of the national team's coach, Gerardo Martino, is another chapter in the crisis that is currently facing Argentine soccer, which is unprecedented and it is still uncertain whether it has hit rock bottom.
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Gerardo Martino Quits As Argentina Head Coach Amid Turmoil

Gerardo Martino has quit as coach of Argentina, just days before he was due to start preparing the country's Olympic football team for next month's Rio 2016 Games.

Brazilian Legend Pele Urges Messi To Reconsider International Retirement

Brazil legend Pele has become the latest high-profile name to call for Lionel Messi to retract his decision to retire from international football.
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The Best And Worst Of Copa America

Xinhua looks at some of the highlights - and lowlights - of the centenary edition of the Copa America ahead of Sunday's final between Argentina and Chile at New Jersey's MetLife stadium.
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Neymar, Costa Named In Brazil Olympic Squad

Barcelona forward Neymar and Bayern Munich winger Douglas Costa have been included in Brazil's 18-man squad for the Rio 2016 Olympics.

‘Brazil Far From Top Class,’ Says Former Canarinho Legend Ronaldo

Retired Brazilian star striker Ronaldo says Brazil is no longer a top-class team in football.

Argentina’s Coach Tata Martino To Stay With National Side

Argentina's national football team coach, Gerardo Martino, will continue tenure and lead the U-23 team through the Rio Olympics 2016.
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After Copa America Win, Chile Should Set Sights On World Cup: Jara

After winning the 2016 Centennial Copa America, Chile should set their sights on the World Cup 2018 in Russia, said Chilean defender Gonzalo Jara on Tuesday.
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Luis Segura Resigns As Argentine Football Association President After Copa America 2016 Defeat

The president of the Argentina Football Association (AFA), Luis Segura, announced his resignation on Monday through a press release published by the association.
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Copa America 2016 Third Place Match: Colombia 1-0 USA – As It Happened

Catch all the action and follow LIVE Commentary as USA take on Colombia in the 2016 Copa America Centenario's Third Place Match clash at University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale on 25 June, Saturday.

What Copa America Means For Race Relations In An Era Of Trump

While all eyes this side of the Atlantic are on Euros, over the water another international football tournament is taking place.
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Copa America 2016 Semis: Messi Becomes Leading Goal Scorer As Argentina Wins 4-0 Against...

The Barcelona striker now has five goals in the Centenary Copa America and is one behind Chilean Eduardo Vargas in the race to become the tournament’s top goalscorer.

Copa America 2016 Semi-Final: USA 0-4 Argentina As It Happened

Catch all the updates and follow the LIVE commentary as Argentina face USA in the 2016 Copa America Centenario's first semi-final clash at Reliant Stadium, Houston on Tuesday, 21 June. ...

Dempsey Shines As USA Beat Ecuador 2-1 To Reach Copa America Semis

An early goal from Dempsey followed by one from Zardes sealed a spot for USA in the semi-final as they beat Ecuador 2-1 in the Centenario Copa America 2016 quarter-final clash.

Brazil Appoints Tite As New Coach Post Dunga’s Sacking

Brazil's football confederation (CBF) has appointed Tite as national team coach, his former club Corinthians said on Wednesday.

Copa America 2016: Messi Asks Teammates Not To Be Complacent Against Venezuela

Argentina's star Lionel Messi on Wednesday was respectful of Venezuela, ahead of their quarter-final clash in the Copa America Centernario.
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Copa America 2016: Eight Unsung Heroes From Group Stage

The 2016 Centennial Copa America concluded its group stage matches with eight teams advancing to the quarterfinals.

Copa America 2016: Argentina Remain Unbeaten As They Outplay Bolivia 3-0

Lamela, Lavezzi and Cuesta scored three early goals in the first half as Argentina outplayed Bolivia 3-0 in the Centenario Copa America 2016 Group D encounter.

Copa America 2016: Vargas, Sanchez Brace Leads Chile Into Quarter-Finals As They Beat Panama...

Chile conceded early but a brace each for Eduardo Vargas and Alexis Sanchez sealed their spot in the quarter-finals.
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Copa America 2016: Argentina vs Bolivia: Preview, Where To Watch Live, Betting Odds And...

Argentina face Bolivia in the Centenario Copa America 2016 Group D clash at CenturyLink Field, Seattle, Washington on Tuesday.
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Copa America 2016: Chile vs Panama: Preview, Where To Watch Live, Betting Odds And...

Chile lock heads against Panama in the Centenario Copa America 2016 encounter at Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia on Tuesday.
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Copa America 2016: Hernandez Shines As Uruguay Thrash Jamaica 3-0

Uruguay have something to take back home as they thrashed Jamaica 3-0 in the Centenario Copa America Group C clash at the Levi’s Stadium.
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Copa America 2016: Corona’s Magic Goal Helps Mexico Draw 1-1 With Venezuela

An incredible late goal from Corona helped Mexico to seal top spot in Group C with a 1-1 draw against Venezuela.

Copa America 2016: Uruguay 3 Jamaica 0: As It Happened

Catch all the updates and follow the LIVE commentary as Uruguay face Jamaica in the Centenario Copa America Group C clash at the Levi’s Stadium, Santa Clara, on Monday.