South America

Wednesday, 29 June 2016

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The Barcelona star announced his retirement from international duty after more final heartbreak, but the capital city's government have shown their gratitude by unveiling a statue

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The Fluminense star joined Brasil Global Tour in Rio to discuss how Brazil can return to their rightful place at the top of the game and upcoming Olympics

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The genius No. 10 capped possibly the best tournament ever seen from one individual with a pass to Jorge Burruchaga that sealed glory, and he was inseparable from the trophy

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The 29-year-old announced his decision to quit international football following the Copa America final defeat to Chile and the country's leader wants him to ignore his critics

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Fans across the world and even in the pair's home nation chose La Pulga over the legendary No. 10, while Chile bucked the trend by going for the 1986 World Cup winner

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

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The Obelisco in downtown Buenos Aires is the planned venue for a mass demonstration in favour of the captain staying on, after he retired following Copa America defeat

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The now-retired 'Diego Maradona of field hockey' pleaded with fans to give Leo time to think after his bombshell while admitting she would love to see him in the Albiceleste again

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The Barcelona striker believes his team-mate will not go through with the decision to step down from the national side after the defeat to Chile in the Copa America final

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Mayor Larreta Rodriguez revealed the bronze likeness just days after Copa America defeat to Chile, while signs around the capital begged the star to reverse his decision

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The forward's brother revealed he is not happy with the current situation at San Paolo, but affirmed he will honour his deal while hitting out at Argentina boss Gerardo Martino

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The Brazilian striker barely featured during a six-month loan at Stamford Bridge, and he might have an opportunity to represent the Timao on his return to the club

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The Argentina star announced his international retirement after erring from the spot in Sunday's final, but his long-time team-mate says he must block out negative voices

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Despite another final defeat at the Copa America Centenario, the former Barcelona and Newell's man will lead the Albiceleste in their quest for gold in Brazil

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The new Selecao boss believes shootouts place too much blame on individuals following the Argentina captain's spot-kick agony in the Copa America final against Chile

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The 29-year-old is at his lowest ebb following the Albiceleste's Copa America final defeat, and the decision to walk out on his nation leaves the Blaugrana with mixed feelings

Monday, 27 June 2016

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The Argentine has a fine track record having led Chile to the 2015 Copa America, and he will be the man entrusted with continuing Emery's work at the Andalucians

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The former Argentinos Juniors chief revealed his decision to step down on Monday, leaving the top seat at the association empty amid FIFA threats and judicial intervention

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A crucial penalty miss and final does not overshadow a fantastic tournament for Argentina's captain, while the Arsenal star was once more phenomenal for his nation

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The Brazil and Uruguayan stars faltered under the pressure of replacing Neymar and Luis Suarez, while even Higuain's four goals cannot save him from an appearance