# Comp:copa america

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# intolerance
Brazil punished over fans' homophobic chanting
The Copa America hosts were hit with a $15,000 fine from South American football bosses.
# underwhelming
Philippe Coutinho admits to poor Barcelona season
The Brazilian star was widely criticised this season for his performances at the Camp Nou.
# Emotional
'Grandma, I will miss you so much' - Tearful Di Maria inspires Argentina at Copa
Gerardo Martino’s side secured an impressive victory despite the absence of Lionel Messi.
# Gaffe
VIDEO: Wrong national anthem played ahead of Mexico-Uruguay Copa America match
Meanwhile, Venezuela defeated Jamaica in Chicago thanks to a 16th minute strike from Josef Martinez.
# Report
Colombia shatter American dream in Copa opener
AC Milan’s Zapata and Real Madrid star Rodriguez struck in the first half.
# Frustration
'If I were Messi, I'd have quit Argentina long ago'
The Albiceleste coach believes his star forward would be well within his rights to hang up his boots.
# Criticism
'Alexis Sanchez is mentally weak'
Uruguay’s Jorge Fucile has launched an astonishing attack on the Arsenal star.
# Criticism
Messi was lazy in the Copa America, says grandfather
Antonio Cuccitini believes his grandson could have done much more to help his side’s cause.
# Woe
Argentina frets over Lionel Messi's future
The 28-year-old football genius left the pitch ashen-faced after Argentina lost the Copa America.
# scrutiny
Brazil superstar Neymar responds to 'drunk' video
The Selecao skipper has been criticised after being caught on film looking worse for wear.
# Support
Father defends Lionel Messi following Argentina backlash
The Barcelona ace’s international record is under attack again.
# Snap Happy
Here's our 10 favourite pictures from around the sporting world this week
Enjoy some of the best shots from the last seven days.
# Violence
Messi's family attacked as Argentina lose the Copa America final
Members of the Barcelona star’s family were set upon by Chile fans as the hosts claimed victory after a penalty shootout.
# Stars
Do you agree with our Copa America team of the tournament?
Finalists Argentina and Chile unsurprisingly feature heavily.
# Upset
Incredible scenes as hosts Chile stun Argentina to win first-ever Copa America title
Lionel Messi endured more disappointment with his country, losing a third major international final of his career.
# Golden Generations
Can Messi end Argentina's 22-year wait for silverware in tonight's Copa America final?
The 2014 World Cup runners-up face hosts Chile in Santiago tonight.
# Deja Vu
Peru officially 3rd best team in South America partially thanks to this superb volley
Andre Carrillo and Paolo Guerrero were the heroes for their side.
# bridesmaids
A team of legends who've never won an international trophy
Lionel Messi has a chance to make history tonight in the Copa América final, but these players never tasted international success.
# Genius
Lionel Messi's glorious piece of skill was the highlight of last night's Copa semi
The Barcelona superstar was at his influential best against Paraguay.
# Anger
Neymar: I'm fed up and p****d off
The Brazilian is frustrated with his transfer from Santos to Barcelona still being under legal scrutiny.
# Date with Destiny
Messi and Di Maria star as Argentina annihilate Paraguay to book Copa America final spot
Marcos Rojo, Sergio Aguero, Javier Pastore and Gonzalo Higuain were also among the goals as Tata Martino’s men sealed a date with hosts Chile.
# Eat my goal
Red hot Chile striker sends hosts into Copa America final with this stunning strike
10-man Peru just couldn’t cope with Eduardo Vargas last night.
# Crime and Punishment
Chile player banned after Cavani arse tickle
Gonzalo Jara’s Cope America appears to be over as a result of his recent actions.
Uncle of Paraguay's goalscoring hero dies after watching winning penalty
The FC Basel striker scored from the spot to level the scores against Brazil and also netted the decisive kick in the shoot-out.
# Upset
Brazil exit Copa America after dramatic penalty shootout
It was a disappointing night for Liverpool new boy Roberto Firmino, as Dunga’s men bowed out of the competition.
# Genius
It's dribbles like these that make Lionel Messi the best player in the world
Take a bow, son.
# Super save
Rejoice... even the world's best player can miss from four yards out
There was some great goalkeeping on display in the Copa America last night.
# punchline
'It was only resting in his account'- It's your comments of the week
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# Boost
This classy hat-trick helped Peru advance to the semi-finals of the Copa America
Paolo Guerrero is the name on everybody’s lips after a fine individual display.
# Under fire
Chile player faces Copa America ban after allegedly inserting finger into Cavani's anus
The Uruguay star was sent off for reacting to the incident in question.
# problems
One of the Copa America's biggest stars may leave tournament after father arrested
Uruguay’s hopes of success could be set to take a major blow.
# Wave Goodbye
Neymar explains why he left Brazil squad following headbutt punishment
The Selecao star’s Copa America ban for assaulting a Colombia playerhas seen him depart Chile.
# resolved
Reported Man United target Firmino scored to help Brazil into the Copa América quarter final
Colombia’s draw with Venezuela also ensures that they’re through to the last eight.
# Punishment
Brazil superstar Neymar sensationally thrown out of Copa America
Meanwhile, Chile turned on the style to ensure qualification for the quarter-finals.
# Handbags Ger
Neymar sent off amid ugly scenes as Brazil lose to Colombia at Copa America
Jeison Murillo proved the match-winner last night.
# Action-packed
Arturo Vidal the star man in the Copa America's most entertaining game so far
The combative Juventus midfielder scored twice and set up another as the hosts drew 3-3.
# Oops
Would you look at the state of this defending by David Luiz?!
Brazil still managed to overturn the deficit and beat Peru 2-1.
# hot shot
One of the summer's most in-demand transfer targets scored at the Copa America last night
Juventus star Arturo Vidal bounced back from the disappointment of defeat to Barcelona in last week’s Champions League final
7 unheralded players set to light up the Copa América
Thursday night sees the beginning of one of football’s least appreciated tournaments.