From corruption investigations in the United States and Switzerland to the sudden suspension of his right-hand man, FIFA chief Sepp Blatter can expect a barrage of questions when he faces the media on Friday.
It was the latest in a string of accusations which finally cost him his role as FIFA number two - Jerome Valcke, former loyal right-hand man of president Joseph Blatter, has often made the headlines for the wrong reasons.
Uruguay forward Luis Suarez is hoping at least one member of FIFa's disciplinary committee will admit they were wrong for imposing an "exaggerated" suspension on him for biting an Italian defender in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
A well-organised soccer tournament where the stadiums were largely completed on time and the fans behaved -- Chile`s hosting of the Copa America has burnished its credentials as Latin America`s can-do country.
In terms of public works, the legacy of Brazil's turn as host of the 2014 World Cup remains very mixed, with some projects way behind schedule, some cancelled and others left on the drawing board, media outlets say.
Colombia, skippered by their youngest ever captain James Rodriguez, came from behind to beat the United States 2-1 in an international friendly Friday in London as France salvaged a 1-1 draw against Albania in Rennes.