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#Copa America 2019

# copa-america-2019 - Saturday 3 August, 2019

Messi given three-month Argentina ban for accusing CONMEBOL of 'corruption'

Messi was sent off as Argentina beat Chile 2-1 in the Copa America third-place play-off last month.

# copa-america-2019 - Sunday 14 July, 2019

'I'm no superhero nor a perfect role model' - Neymar admits to mistakes at PSG

The Brazil international has spent almost two years with the French club but there are ongoing rumours of unhappiness.

# copa-america-2019 - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

'Messi played the referee against PSG' - Silva

The Brazilian believes the Barcelona man has previously profited from poor calls at club level.

# copa-america-2019 - Monday 8 July, 2019

Uefa denies issuing Nations League invite to Argentina after Messi row

Argentina’s fury at their Copa America exit prompted reports they could play in European competitions.

'I need to grow up' - Jesus apologises for reaction to Copa America final red card Dismissal This post contains videos

'I need to grow up' - Jesus apologises for reaction to Copa America final red card

The Brazil forward lashed out at the VAR cabin, before being pictured in tears in the tunnel.

Messi needs to have more respect, Brazil coach insists

Tite was unhappy with the Barcelona playmaker after his ‘corruption’ comments.

# copa-america-2019 - Sunday 7 July, 2019

South American bosses hit back at 'unacceptable' Messi comments

CONMEBOL released a statement in response to claims made by the Argentine superstar.

Messi slams 'corruption' in South American football after being sent off in Copa America

Lionel Messi was vocal after being sent off in Argentina’s win over Chile.

# copa-america-2019 - Saturday 6 July, 2019

Marking Messi with diarrhoea 'very complicated', says Brazil defender Marquinhos

The defender received treatment for vomiting and diarrhoea on the day of Brazil’s win over Argentina.

# copa-america-2019 - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Copa America holders Chile crash out in semi-final upset

Two first-half goals and a late third from Paolo Guerrero guided Peru to the tournament finale.

# copa-america-2019 - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Messi slams 'bulls**t' officiating after Argentina's Copa America exit

The Argentina star was furious following last night’s semi-final defeat to Brazil in Belo Horizonte.

# copa-america-2019 - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

Messi seeking international silverware as Argentina and Brazil clash in Copa semi-final

The two old rivals meet tonight in a huge South American tie.

# copa-america-2019 - Sunday 30 June, 2019

Three disallowed goals not responsible for shock Copa America exit, says Uruguay manager

Luis Suarez’s penalty shoot-out miss proved costly for the Celeste, who saw three goals ruled out during the 90 minutes.

# copa-america-2019 - Saturday 29 June, 2019

Suarez miss decisive as Peru knock Uruguay out of Copa America in shoot-out

Although Uruguay dominated the quarter-final, they were undone on spot-kicks following a goalless draw and three disallowed goals.

Alexis Sanchez sends Chile through on penalties against Colombia

The defending champions will face either Uruguay or Peru in a semi-final in midweek.

# copa-america-2019 - Friday 28 June, 2019

Brazil exorcise Paraguay penalty demons to reach Copa semis

Brazil needed penalties to get past Paraguay in the Copa America quarter-finals.

# copa-america-2019 - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

Cavani header snatches Copa America group top spot for Uruguay as Chile to face Colombia

An 82nd-minute header from Edinson Cavani saw Uruguay earn a clash with Peru.

# copa-america-2019 - Monday 24 June, 2019

Argentina seem to be at war, says coach

Lionel Scaloni believes there is too much pressure on his side at the Copa America.

# copa-america-2019 - Saturday 22 June, 2019

Alexis Sanchez isn't loved at Man United like he is with Chile, says national team boss

Reinaldo Rueda has suggested that the 30-year-old doesn’t have the same relationships at Old Trafford.

'Take my word of honour': Brazil manager denies using drone to spy on Peru at Copa America

Amid accusations of spying, Tite has denied that he used a drone to watch his opponent’s training.

Sanchez scores winner as Copa America holders Chile progress to quarter-finals Copa America This post contains videos

Sanchez scores winner as Copa America holders Chile progress to quarter-finals

Chile overcame Ecuador at the Copa America to move into the quarter-finals from Group C.

# copa-america-2019 - Friday 21 June, 2019

Luis Suarez rues mistakes as Japan secure point against Uruguay

The forward reflected on his side’s entertaining draw against the Asian outfit as ‘bittersweet’ and wants to see the mistakes corrected.

# copa-america-2019 - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

James Rodriguez could be on his way to Serie A

Napoli chairman Aurelio De Laurentiis is hopeful of signing the star, but will move for Hirving Lozano should a deal fail.

Maradona had better Argentina team-mates than 'extraordinary' Messi

The Barcelona talisman remains without a major international trophy, but Fabio Capello feels he is not to blame for that failure

# copa-america-2019 - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

'For six weeks I felt worse than I ever have before' - Sanchez relieved to find form for Chile

The Manchester United attacker bounced back to have a hand in two goals as his side strolled to victory over Japan in Sao Paulo.

# copa-america-2019 - Monday 17 June, 2019

Suarez and Cavani on target as Uruguay get up and running in style

Oscar Tabarez’s side had far too much for Ecuador in Belo Horizonte.

# copa-america-2019 - Sunday 16 June, 2019

Colombia's Martinez and Zapata stun Messi's Argentina at Copa

Argentina were upstaged by their Colombian counterparts, who made a winning start in Group B.

A boxer's coma and his case against Jay-Z, and the week's best sportswriting

Stick the kettle on. We’ve thrown a couple of extra ones in here for you this week in case it’s still raining by the time Sunday rolls around.

# copa-america-2019 - Saturday 15 June, 2019

'We felt it!' – Tite understanding of negative reaction from Brazil fans in Copa opener

The Brazilian boss discussed the atmosphere in Sao Paulo, where his side overcame a hostile reception.

Coutinho brace silences Brazilian boos in Copa America opener

The hosts beat Bolivia 3-0 in Friday’s Group A curtain-raiser.

# copa-america-2019 - Friday 14 June, 2019

Australia will play at 2020 Copa America after accepting invitation

Australia will feature at next year’s Copa America for the first time in their history.