Brazil’s Dani Alves holds aloft the Copa America trophy after his team won the final against Peru in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday. Associated Press
The hosts took the lead after 15 minutes thanks to some brilliant skill from Jesus on the wing.
Brazil’s superiority and depth of talent evident throughout their successful Copa campaign stood out in stark contrast to Argentina’s continued trophy drought and a sub-par event organisation,
Following claims by Lionel Messi that the Copa America had been ‘fixed’ so the hosts would win, Tite — coach of champions Brazil — told the Argentina captain to show some respect.
A confident Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will look to extend their winning streak against a depleted Rajasthan Royals (RR) in their second match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in Sharjah on Tuesday.
World number one Novak Djokovic overcame a sluggish start to lift his fifth Italian Open title on Monday, defeating Argentine Diego Schwartzman 7-5 6-3 for a record 36th ATP Masters crown.
Andrea Pirlo got his coaching career off to a winning start as Juventus launched their bid for a 10th consecutive league title with a 3-0 win over Sampdoria on Sunday.