South America

Monday, 29 June 2015

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The Albirroja were overrun in the first half of their group-stage meeting with Gerardo Martino's men but rallied to salvage a 2-2 draw in both sides' first game of the tournament

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After seeing off defensive-minded Uruguay in the Copa America quarter-finals, Chile expect a different kind of opponent in the last four as they go for glory on home soil

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The Chelsea midfielder expresses his sadness at Brazil's elimination from the Copa America but urges his team-mates to lift themselves for World Cup qualification

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The Barcelona star hails team-mate Thiago Silva as the game's leading defender despite his error and urges the Selecao to bounce back from their Copa America exit

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The iconic striker says that the organisation is only interested in making money and is thus responsible for the "disintegration" of the Brazilian game in recent years

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The CBF says that the players must take responsibility for the Selecao's defeat by Paraguay, expecting the 51-year-old to be in charge for the Olympics and World Cup 2018

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Ahead of Monday's Copa America semi-final, the Peru coach is hoping the hosts - who have already endured their share of controversy - crumble under pressure

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A 28-year-old agricultural engineer held captive for three days in the west African country claims name-dropping his famous compatriot calmed his violent aggressors

Sunday, 28 June 2015

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The Argentina striker - a close friend of his compatriot - says that the Barcelona superstar is always striving to succeed and also commented on his Manchester City future

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Two of South American football's biggest rivals face off for a spot in the Copa America final against either Argentina or Paraguay

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Everton Ribeiro and Douglas Costa both missed their spot-kicks but the stand-in skipper refused to criticise his colleagues in the wake of their Copa America exit

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Despite being persistently linked with a move away for much of the last year, the Uruguayan's future looks more than ever to be with Paris Saint-Germain

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The 51-year-old explained that many of his players were not in prime physical condition and their preparation for the last-eight clash against Paraguay had been disrupted

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The former World Cup-winning midfielder is not helping his team with his pragmatic approach and if he stays in charge, the decline will surely continue

Saturday, 27 June 2015

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The Arsenal forward, who has reached the Copa America semi-finals with the Chile national team, belted out a section of 'More than This' to his followers on Instagram

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The Paraguay coach says that he will put on hold his personal relationship with his Brazil counterpart when the two sides face off in the Copa America quarter-finals