Friendlies

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

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The Barcelona superstar became La Albiceleste's new all-time top goalscorer as he scored one and created another to help his side down United States 4-0 in Texas

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Part sheer barefaced effrontery, and part genius: Diego's two-goal performance to down England in Mexico's quarter finals was one of the finest showings ever seen

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Lionel Messi became La Albiceleste's all-time leading scorer as they coasted to a second-consecutive final appearance at the Copa America Centenario on Wednesday

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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Ivan Perisic's 87th minute strike sees Ante Cacic's side come from behind to snatch first place in Group D, setting up a rematch of the 2012 final between Spain and Italy

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Jakub Blaszczykowski provided the decisive quality off the bench as Adam Nawalka guides them to a first ever appearance in the knockout stage at the European Championships

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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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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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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The 30-year-old has revealed he is prepared to end his playing days at Old Trafford and is eyeing becoming a permanent fixture in midfield under Jose Mourinho next season

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The midfielder endured a disappointing second half to the season with the Eagles but he insists he made the right decision choosing to swap Paris Saint-Germain for south London

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The Portugal star is struggling to rediscover his scoring touch in France, while his long-time rival is leading Argentina to a semi-final place in America

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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

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The Barcelona star scored his 54th goal for La Albiceleste in their 4-1 Copa America Centenario win over Venezuela to move level with the Fiorentina legend in the charts

Saturday, June 18, 2016

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Romelu Lukaku responds to his coach's criticism with a brace, as the Rode Duivels cruise past the Green Army for their first points of Euro 2016

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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