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#Copa America

# copa-america - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

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

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 This post contains videos

Lionel Messi announces international retirement after penalty miss in Copa defeat

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

Hoffenheim’s Eduardo Vargas netted four times.

Messi equals record as Argentina turn on the style to book semi-final spot Copa America This post contains videos

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

Messi and his father face three counts of tax fraud.

# copa-america - Monday 23 May, 2016

Tearful Luis Suarez limps out of Cup final

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

Firmino, Gabriel and Fernandinho among those overlooked.

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

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

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

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?

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'?

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

# copa-america - Sunday 28 June, 2015

Chile player banned after Cavani arse tickle

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

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

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

# copa-america - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

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

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

# copa-america - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Paraguay scored a hilarious winning goal last night in the Copa América

Sergio Aguero was also on target as Argentina edged past Uruguay in a feisty encounter.

# copa-america - Saturday 13 June, 2015

'He who doesn't love Messi knows nothing about football'

Tevez has launched a passionate defence of team-mate Lionel Messi ahead of their Copa American opener.

# copa-america - Friday 12 June, 2015

Edinson Cavani had to apologise to people of Jamaica after 'African' mistake

The Uruguay striker claimed their opponents would be tough to beat, “like all African teams”.

# copa-america - Monday 10 December, 2012

Modest Messi shrugs off 86-goal record

Modest Messi shrugs off 86-goal record

He may be only 25, but the Argentine star has already proven himself as the best of his generation.

# copa-america - Friday 9 September, 2011

Ferguson backs calls to reduce international matches

The manager has backed calls from the European Clubs’ Association for the number of friendlies to be limited.

# copa-america - Thursday 28 July, 2011

YouTube top 10: because Neymar is that good

Brazilian dive-merchant Neymar went from zero to hero in the most spectacular fashion imaginable this week, but there are nine other internet oddities on our list to keep him company.

Who the hell is Sergio Aguero? King Kun This post contains videos

Who the hell is Sergio Aguero?

Named after a Japanese cartoon character and having a penchant for the language of elves, we bring you the lowdown on the man they call Kun.

# copa-america - Wednesday 27 July, 2011

Ireland down two places in FIFA world rankings

The side’s lack of action this month has counted against them.

# copa-america - Tuesday 26 July, 2011

In pictures: Uruguay's Copa celebrations Fiesta This post contains images

In pictures: Uruguay's Copa celebrations

The Uruguayan national side has returned to Montevideo with the Copa America in tow. Just in case you doubted their ability to throw a party, check these out…

# copa-america - Monday 25 July, 2011

Forlan and Suarez seal Uruguay's Copa America victory Destiny This post contains videos

Forlan and Suarez seal Uruguay's Copa America victory

Football won, but that will prove little comfort to fans of Larissa Riquelme.

The Morning Score: Monday Early Doors This post contains videos

The Morning Score: Monday

GAA, Copa America and everything else you need to know.

# copa-america - Sunday 24 July, 2011

Copa América: Uruguay seek to clear final hurdle

Uruguay will be hoping to claim their 15th Copa América title when they take on Paraguay in El Monumental this evening.

# copa-america - Thursday 21 July, 2011

Larissa Riquelme up to her old, nudey tricks again

Paraguayan model Larissa Riquelme, she of running naked through the streets of Asuncion fame, has promised to “get naked on the spot” if Paraguay win this week’s Copa America final.

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