Argentina forward Sergio Aguero has cast doubt on holding the Copa America while the coronavirus pandemic rages in the region, just hours after Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro pushed ahead with late plans to host the tournament. Bolsonaro on Tuesday said
Lionel Messi celebrated his record 148th international cap with two goals as Argentina trounced Bolivia 4-1 to clinch top spot in Copa America Group A on Monday. Messi — who had equalled Javier Mascherano’s Argentinian caps record
Lionel Messi’s contract with Barcelona ended on Wednesday with no news from the player or the club about his future. The expectation is that the 34-year-old Messi, who is playing with Argentina at the Copa America, will stay at the Catalan club.
Defending champion Brazil and Chile will have their star players back in action when they meet in the Copa America quarter-finals on Friday. Neymar will return for Brazil and Alexis Sanchez has recovered from a calf muscle injury ahead of the encounter
Argentina superstar Lionel Messi scored a stunning freekick but Chile hit back to earn a 1-1 draw in the Copa America on Monday. Messi’s magical left foot gave Argentina a deserved first half lead but Eduardo Vargas equalized in the second
Star forward Neymar netted a penalty and created a second as hosts Brazil eased to a 3-0 victory over a coronavirus-depleted Venezuela on Sunday in the opening match of the 2021 Copa America. Centre-back Marquinhos opened the scored midway through
Rio de Janeiro: A tearful Neymar inspired hosts Brazil to become the first side to qualify for the Copa America knock-out stages following a 4-0 win over Peru in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday. Goals from Alex Sandro, Neymar, Everton Ribeiro and
Rio de Janeiro: Ronald Hernandez scored an injury time equaliser to earn minnows Venezuela a share of the spoils in a 2-2 draw with Ecuador at the Copa America on Sunday. Ecuador twice took the lead through Ayrton Preciado and Gonzalo
An own goal in the first half and a late second from Edinson Cavani gave Uruguay a 2-0 win over Bolivia on Thursday and guaranteed their place in the last eight of the Copa America. Uruguay have won this tournament more than any other country but they have laboured
Brazil continued their winning romp through the Copa America on Wednesday, eking out a controversial 2-1 victory against Colombia after struggling most of the match to answer a magnificent bicycle-kick goal by Luis Diaz.