South America

Friday 20 May 2016

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The Uruguayan attacker beat his team-mate and Cristiano Ronaldo to La Liga's top goalscorer award and is surprised to have displaced the Argentine from the No.9 position

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A legend at Racing, a hero with Inter, and a striker who struck fear into the hearts of any defender: El Principe leaves the game after a career that deserved far more plaudits

Thursday 19 May 2016

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Los Cafeteros have elected to pick the Real Madrid star for the Copa America Centenario over their Olympic Games campaign, their top official has confirmed

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The 20-year-old wanted to leave Old Trafford during the January window but was talked into staying with the promise of first-team football - an opportunity he has barely had

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Having completed his Roma medical this week, the Selecao no.1 will be hoping to emulate an illustrious list of his compatriots who have starred in Italy's top-flight

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Wagner Ribeiro has suggested Gabriel Barbosa could be a target for the Ligue 1 giants, but claims the teenage striker is in no rush to move to Europe

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The Brazilian defender scored the crucial away goal as he headed Tricolor into the Copa Libertadores semi-finals, after their 1-0 win at Cícero Pompeu de Toledo Stadium on May 12

Wednesday 18 May 2016

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The Argentine defender was charged in March for violating a multitude of the FA's rules concerning professional footballers' exclusion from gambling on matches

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The 27-year-old will miss this summer's tournament but says he is grateful to have been considered and hopes to return to the national team at some point in the future

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The LA Galaxy forward, who has been in fine form with five goals and five assists in seven games, and the Real Sociedad striker will play no part in the tournament this summer

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The 23-year-old enjoyed a clean sweep at the club's awards ceremony, but he now has the chance to win a first trophy with the Reds in the Europa League final

Tuesday 17 May 2016

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As the Andalucians prepare to make history with a possible third straight Europa League, Goal remembers the fiery season the Argentine spent at the Pizjuan

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The Selecao boss has defended the Barcelona ace and dismissed suggestions that making the 24-year-old his team's on-field leader is to blame for his bans

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The Uruguay coach has complained about the distances and the heat which this summer's tournament will entail and says he "wouldn't call it a Copa America"

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The former Hull and Sunderland goalscorer could miss up to two months after hurting the muscle against Vancouver, ruling him out of the international competition

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The captain's importance to his national team has been evident so far in the World Cup qualifiers, and the former Albiceleste No. 10 has backed him to succeed in the US

Monday 16 May 2016

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The Argentine has made an incredible start to his career in Turin with 23 Serie A goals, and he credits the veteran goalkeeper with transmitting his winning mentality

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Despite spending most of the season sidelined, the Leverkusen midfielder has made the cut as Juan Antonio Pizzi looks to defend the nation's 2015 crown in the US