South America

Monday, June 27, 2016

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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

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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 national governing body is in crisis and faces a possible suspension from FIFA, and events took a more sinister turn on Monday when the Viamonte HQ was targeted

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The Barcelona star is unequalled at club level, but his sad exit from international football leaves Diego unchallenged as the Albiceleste's idol and hero

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The midfielder, who has been linked with both Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain, feels the time has come for him to leave Santos, with Europe his preferred destination

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The 29-year-old Camp Nou legend quit his national side after losing the Copa America Centenario final on penalties and big changes are needed if he is to return in 2018

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The 29-year-old smashed his spot-kick over the bar in the shootout defeat to Chile in what appears to be his final act for the national team after announcing his retirement

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The Barcelona star broke the news that he was retiring from Argentina duty following the Copa America final defeat to Chile, with the 29-year-old having missed in the shootout

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The Argentina captain dropped a bombshell after announcing the Copa Americal final defeat to Chile on penalties would be his final match for his country

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The Golden Ball, Glove and Boot awards went to Chile players following their penalty shoot-out win over Argentina in the Copa America final on Sunday evening

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The Barcelona superstar declared his intention to call it a day with Argentina after missing a penalty during a shootout defeat by Chile in the Copa America final

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The Premier League club have been watching the 19-year-old winger closely at the Copa America Centenario and are close to striking a deal with Atletico Nacional

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Shortly after he helped lead Chile to a second straight Copa America title, Chile coach Juan Antonio Pizzi praised Lionel Messi as the best player of all time.

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With the Barcelona superstar announcing that he will retire from international duty after the defeat to Chile, Goal looks back at all the 29-year-old's goals for the national team

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While Sergio Romero believes that the forward will reconsider and stay with the national team, the Manchester City striker says that he and others are "evaluating" the same move

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The Argentina No. 10 may still go down as the finest player in history but there can surely be no denying that three final defeats in as many years is a significant disappointment

Sunday, June 26, 2016

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The Barcelona superstar is hoping to finally lift a title for his country on Sunday and fans are paying more than ever in the hope of witnessing something momentous