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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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

More Messi heartbreak as Firmino fires Brazil into Copa America final

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

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

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

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 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 - Thursday 20 June, 2019

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

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

Messi rescues Argentina at Copa America as Paraguay pay penalty

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

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

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

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

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.

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