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#Copa America

# copa-america - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

'We knew the losing team would look for someone to blame' - Copa America ref hits back at Messi criticisms
# Not Having It
# Not Having It

'We knew the losing team would look for someone to blame' - Copa America ref hits back at Messi criticisms

Jul 10th 2019, 5:06 PM 4,220 Views 1 Comment

Ecuadoran official Roddy Zambrano was thrust into the spotlight after last week’s semi-final between Argentina and Brazil.

# copa-america - Saturday 6 July, 2019

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

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

Jul 6th 2019, 4:29 PM 13,763 Views 12 Comments

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

# copa-america - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Argentina lodge official complaint over refereeing in Copa America defeat
# Don't Cry For Me Argentina
# Don't Cry For Me Argentina

Argentina lodge official complaint over refereeing in Copa America defeat

Jul 4th 2019, 6:15 AM 6,654 Views 2 Comments

AFA president Claudio Tapia has sent a six-page letter outlining their grievances following Tuesday’s loss to Brazil.

# copa-america - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

More Messi heartbreak as Firmino fires Brazil into Copa America final
# Spicy
# Spicy

More Messi heartbreak as Firmino fires Brazil into Copa America final

Jul 3rd 2019, 8:34 AM 9,883 Views 22 Comments

The hosts won a feisty encounter against their arch rivals 2-0.

# copa-america - Saturday 29 June, 2019

Alexis Sanchez sends Chile through on penalties against Colombia
# Copa America
# Copa America

Alexis Sanchez sends Chile through on penalties against Colombia

Jun 29th 2019, 9:12 AM 12,167 Views 8 Comments

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

# copa-america - Sunday 23 June, 2019

Aguero on the mark as Argentina leapfrog Qatar and reach Copa America quarters
# Squeeze
# Squeeze

Aguero on the mark as Argentina leapfrog Qatar and reach Copa America quarters

Jun 23rd 2019, 10:28 PM 10,908 Views 12 Comments

Uruguay and Peru are also through thanks to tonight’s other result, as Colombia beat Paraguay.

# copa-america - Saturday 22 June, 2019

Goalkeeper error helps Brazil trounce Peru to reach Copa America last eight
# Samba Boys
# Samba Boys

Goalkeeper error helps Brazil trounce Peru to reach Copa America last eight

Jun 22nd 2019, 10:34 PM 10,087 Views 4 Comments

Casemiro, Roberto Firmino, Everton, Dani Alves and Willian hit the net for the Selecao tonight.

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

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

Jun 22nd 2019, 9:56 AM 7,307 Views 4 Comments

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

# copa-america - Thursday 20 June, 2019

'At least they don't roll around like Neymar' - Brazilians seeking heroes turn to women footballers
# Alternative
# Alternative

'At least they don't roll around like Neymar' - Brazilians seeking heroes turn to women footballers

Jun 20th 2019, 6:19 PM 4,103 Views 3 Comments

Spectators booed the men’s team off the field following their latest match.

Messi rescues Argentina at Copa America as Paraguay pay penalty
# Spot Kick
# Spot Kick

Messi rescues Argentina at Copa America as Paraguay pay penalty

Jun 20th 2019, 8:33 AM 10,305 Views 2 Comments

Messi salvaged a 1-1 draw for Argentina against Paraguay last night.

# copa-america - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Brazil booed off as VAR denies Coutinho late Copa America winner
# Rules Are Rules
# Rules Are Rules

Brazil booed off as VAR denies Coutinho late Copa America winner

Jun 19th 2019, 8:21 AM 14,033 Views 8 Comments

Brazil had the ball in Venezuela’s net three times, but had to be content with a 0-0 draw.

# copa-america - Monday 17 June, 2019

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

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

Jun 17th 2019, 1:15 AM 5,226 Views 0 Comments

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

# copa-america - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Injury forces Brazil's Neymar out of Copa America
# Sidelined Star
# Sidelined Star

Injury forces Brazil's Neymar out of Copa America

Jun 6th 2019, 9:22 AM 4,864 Views 4 Comments

Neymar went off in the 20th minute of last night’s friendly against Qatar.

# copa-america - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

After the retirement of Messi, Argentine football has been dealt another blow
# Setback
# Setback

After the retirement of Messi, Argentine football has been dealt another blow

Jul 5th 2016, 10:42 PM 9,399 Views 0 Comments

Coach Gerardo Martino has resigned as the country prepares for the Olympics.

# copa-america - Monday 27 June, 2016

Lionel Messi announces international retirement after penalty miss in Copa defeat
# Emotional Mess
# Emotional Mess

Lionel Messi announces international retirement after penalty miss in Copa defeat

Jun 27th 2016, 7:47 AM 31,223 Views 46 Comments

The 29-year-old showed the strain of losing another international final as Chile claimed the Copa America on penalties.

# copa-america - Thursday 23 June, 2016

Chile dodge severe thunderstorms to book Copa America final date with Argentina
# Copa America
# Copa America

Chile dodge severe thunderstorms to book Copa America final date with Argentina

Jun 23rd 2016, 8:03 AM 4,329 Views 0 Comments

Early goals see the defending champions through to the final.

# copa-america - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Record-breaker Messi hits stunning free-kick as Argentina storm into Copa America final
# Pick It Out
# Pick It Out

Record-breaker Messi hits stunning free-kick as Argentina storm into Copa America final

Jun 22nd 2016, 8:05 AM 9,353 Views 10 Comments

Argentina will face either Chile or Colombia in Sunday’s final.

# copa-america - Sunday 19 June, 2016

Holders Chile make big statement by putting 7 past Mexico in Copa America quarter-final
# Magnificent 7
# Magnificent 7

Holders Chile make big statement by putting 7 past Mexico in Copa America quarter-final

Jun 19th 2016, 5:48 AM 5,890 Views 5 Comments

Hoffenheim’s Eduardo Vargas netted four times.

Messi equals record as Argentina turn on the style to book semi-final spot
# Copa America
# Copa America

Messi equals record as Argentina turn on the style to book semi-final spot

Jun 19th 2016, 2:19 AM 8,576 Views 8 Comments

They’ll play hosts USA on Tuesday night.

# copa-america - Friday 17 June, 2016

While everyone was watching the basketball, USA booked their place in Copa America semis
# I BELIEVE
# I BELIEVE

While everyone was watching the basketball, USA booked their place in Copa America semis

Jun 17th 2016, 11:42 AM 5,827 Views 6 Comments

Clint Dempsey strike helps the United States to a 2-1 win against Ecuador.

# copa-america - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

Brazil waste no time appointing Corinthians manager Tite as Dunga's replacement
# Tite Turnaround
# Tite Turnaround

Brazil waste no time appointing Corinthians manager Tite as Dunga's replacement

Jun 15th 2016, 10:22 PM 5,099 Views 3 Comments

The CBF are probably regretting not doing this two years ago.

# copa-america - Monday 13 June, 2016

'I'm scared of death, not the sack'
# Reaction
# Reaction

'I'm scared of death, not the sack'

Jun 13th 2016, 10:11 PM 13,263 Views 1 Comment

After the Selecao’s shock Copa America exit at the hands of Peru, Dunga has no concerns over his immediate future.

# copa-america - Sunday 12 June, 2016

Watching Rocky II with Muhammad Ali and more of the week's best sportswriting
# Essential Reading
# Essential Reading

Watching Rocky II with Muhammad Ali and more of the week's best sportswriting

Jun 12th 2016, 8:30 AM 4,677 Views 0 Comments

Also, a tribute to the late Kimbo Slice and partying with Ronaldo in Bolivia at Copa America ’97.

# copa-america - Saturday 11 June, 2016

Argentina 5-0 Panama: Masterful Messi scores second-half hat trick
# Copa America
# Copa America

Argentina 5-0 Panama: Masterful Messi scores second-half hat trick

Jun 11th 2016, 8:48 AM 3,513 Views 7 Comments

The Argentina captain scored three goals in the second half to see the 14-time Copa America champions through to the next round.

# copa-america - Thursday 9 June, 2016

Coutinho scores hat-trick as Brazil kickstart Copa America campaign with 7 goal rout of Haiti
# Samba Magic
# Samba Magic

Coutinho scores hat-trick as Brazil kickstart Copa America campaign with 7 goal rout of Haiti

Jun 9th 2016, 9:43 AM 4,450 Views 5 Comments

The Liverpool midfielder inspired Brazil to a big win last night.

# copa-america - Sunday 5 June, 2016

Brazil make underwhelming Copa America start against Ecuador
# California Nightmares
# California Nightmares

Brazil make underwhelming Copa America start against Ecuador

Jun 5th 2016, 5:41 AM 8,050 Views 5 Comments

The result was greeted by boos from the fans.

# copa-america - Saturday 4 June, 2016

Beleaguered Messi arrives in California as he bids to end Copa America hoodoo
# Problems
# Problems

Beleaguered Messi arrives in California as he bids to end Copa America hoodoo

Jun 4th 2016, 1:11 PM 8,254 Views 2 Comments

The 28-year-old playmaker later took to the field during training near Argentina’s San Jose base.

# copa-america - Friday 27 May, 2016

Court date will force Messi to clock up a lot of air miles before Copa America kick-off
# Trans-atlantic
# Trans-atlantic

Court date will force Messi to clock up a lot of air miles before Copa America kick-off

May 27th 2016, 8:29 AM 4,104 Views 3 Comments

Messi and his father face three counts of tax fraud.

# copa-america - Monday 23 May, 2016

Tearful Luis Suarez limps out of Cup final
# Blow
# Blow

Tearful Luis Suarez limps out of Cup final

May 23rd 2016, 12:01 AM 13,881 Views 9 Comments

The former Liverpool striker scored 59 goals for Barca this season.

# copa-america - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Brazil coach Dunga leaves a host of English-based players out of Copa America squad
# Cut Cut Cut
# Cut Cut Cut

Brazil coach Dunga leaves a host of English-based players out of Copa America squad

May 5th 2016, 7:12 PM 14,552 Views 7 Comments

Firmino, Gabriel and Fernandinho among those overlooked.

Falcao's struggles continue as he fails to make 40-man Colombia squad for Copa America
# Left Out
# Left Out

Falcao's struggles continue as he fails to make 40-man Colombia squad for Copa America

May 5th 2016, 10:10 AM 7,202 Views 9 Comments

It’s been a tough couple of years for the country’s joint top-scorer.

# copa-america - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

Neymar desperate to play in home Olympics despite hectic schedule
# Dreaming Big
# Dreaming Big

Neymar desperate to play in home Olympics despite hectic schedule

Mar 15th 2016, 8:39 PM 4,335 Views 6 Comments

As well as his commitments with Barcelona the Brazil captain has the Copa America on the horizon.

# copa-america - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Brazil's Fred reported to have failed a drug test during the Copa America
# Doping
# Doping

Brazil's Fred reported to have failed a drug test during the Copa America

Jul 28th 2015, 11:53 AM 5,026 Views 10 Comments

Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder in trouble as reports of doping positive emerge.

# copa-america - Sunday 5 July, 2015

Do you agree with our Copa America team of the tournament?
# Stars
# Stars

Do you agree with our Copa America team of the tournament?

Jul 5th 2015, 12:27 AM 9,362 Views 7 Comments

Finalists Argentina and Chile unsurprisingly feature heavily.

# copa-america - Monday 29 June, 2015

Does the Brazil manager have a point when he says the Copa America is 'worthless'?
# Sour Grapes
# Sour Grapes

Does the Brazil manager have a point when he says the Copa America is 'worthless'?

Jun 29th 2015, 1:50 PM 6,499 Views 7 Comments

Sure they didn’t really want to win it anyway.

# copa-america - Sunday 28 June, 2015

Chile player banned after Cavani arse tickle
# Crime And Punishment
# Crime And Punishment

Chile player banned after Cavani arse tickle

Jun 28th 2015, 9:58 PM 9,313 Views 11 Comments

Gonzalo Jara’s Cope America appears to be over as a result of his recent actions.

Power ranking the Copa America's 7 best performers so far
# Star Performers
# Star Performers

Power ranking the Copa America's 7 best performers so far

Jun 28th 2015, 9:53 AM 9,568 Views 5 Comments

Teams have set out with a defensive mindset in this year’s tournament, meaning no strikers feature.

# copa-america - Saturday 27 June, 2015

Brazil coach apologises after racist gaffe
# Reaction
# Reaction

Brazil coach apologises after racist gaffe

Jun 27th 2015, 2:38 PM 8,627 Views 0 Comments

A day out from Brazil’s biggest fixture since the World Cup, Dunga has been forced to say sorry.

# copa-america - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Edinson Cavani got his arse tickled and was sent off for retaliating as Uruguay go out to hosts
# Copa America
# Copa America

Edinson Cavani got his arse tickled and was sent off for retaliating as Uruguay go out to hosts

Jun 25th 2015, 8:04 AM 9,609 Views 20 Comments

Chile, you messers.

# copa-america - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Liverpool look set to break the bank and splash €40m on an exciting Brazilian forward
# Big Money Move
# Big Money Move

Liverpool look set to break the bank and splash €40m on an exciting Brazilian forward

Jun 24th 2015, 12:03 AM 10,941 Views 35 Comments

The Reds have agreed a deal with Hoffenheim to sign 23-year-old Roberto Firmino.

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