South America

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

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The former Corinthians man was finally unveiled as the new Selecao boss on Monday and Brasil Global Tour's Raisa Simplicio was in Rio to gauge those vital first impressions

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The South Americans are expected to go all the way in the Copa America Centenario, and despite their coach's concerns they should still expect to beat the United States.

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Missing three key players through suspension, Al Hain-Cole expects Klinsmann's hosts to endure a long 90 minutes against an Albiceleste team inspired by a red-hot Lionel Messi

Monday, June 20, 2016

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The Corinthians coach had been tipped to take over four years ago, and having dealt with the likes of Ronaldo and Roberto Carlos should not find the step up too daunting

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The former Corinthians boss succeeds Dunga, who was sacked last week after the Selecao were eliminated in the first round of Copa America for the first time since 1987

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If the U.S. national team is going to upset Argentina in Tuesday's Copa America semifinal, it's going to take a defensive performance for the ages.

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The 55-year-old ended his third spell with the Timao on Sunday ahead of his confirmation as Dunga's replacement as Brazil's new head coach this week

Sunday, June 19, 2016

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The Barcelona wizard has made the headlines as much for his new chin-fuzz as his brilliant showings so far in the Copa America - but could he stay away from the razor until 2018?

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A goal against Venezuela leaves La Pulga on the verge of setting a new milestone in international colours, but he was just as happy with a stunning assist during the win

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A 7-0 destruction of Mexico sent a message out to the rest of the Copa, but the Bayern Munich midfielder believes Messi and Argentina represent a big obstacle still

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Blaugrana sporting director Robert Fernandez was in attendance at Argentina's latest Copa win to cast an eye over the 25-year-old

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The Barcelona forward scored one, to move level with Gabriel Batistuta as his country's all-time leading scorer, and made two as he helped his side beat Venezuela 4-1

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Leo found the net in the Albiceleste's 4-1 clash with Venezuela to equal Gabriel Batistuta's record as the country's top scorer with 54 goals - Goal runs through each strike...

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The Argentina No. 10 has been given phenomenal backing by American fans throughout the tournament, but he now has Jurgen Klinsmann's men in his sights

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Lionel Messi ties the Albiceleste scoring record and Gonzalo Higuain nets a brace, as Gerardo Martino's side book their ticket to Houston for the semi-final

Saturday, June 18, 2016

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Jose Pekerman's charges advanced to the semi-finals of the Copa America Centenario on Friday, with the Arsenal goalkeeper playing a starring role

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New coach Rogerio Micale has submitted his preliminary list of 35 for Rio 2016 and the final 18 could yet see a sensational return for the PSG defender