Copa America

Lionel Messi's Argentina ban over; can play against Ecuador, says AFA president

Messi was banned for one game after being sent off in the Copa America third-place playoff against Chile and for levelling accusations of "corruption" at South American soccer chiefs.

Sep 11, 2020, 09:25 AM IST

Chelsea complete signing of defender Thiago Silva from PSG

Chelsea FC has completed the signing of Brazilian defender Thiago Silva, who has signed a one-year contract with the club, having the option of a further 12 months.

Aug 28, 2020, 17:47 PM IST

Copa America postponed to 2021, says CONMEBOL

 The rescheduled tournament would be played between June 11 and July 11, 2021.

Mar 19, 2020, 15:15 PM IST

Brazil forward Everton Cebolinha to stay at Gremio till 2023

Brazil international forward Everton Cebolinha has signed a new contract with Gremio that will tie him to the Porto Alegre club until December 2023.

Oct 05, 2019, 11:04 AM IST

Argentina settle for goalless draw against Chile in combative friendly

Argentina were without the rested Sergio Aguero as well as Lionel Messi, who was banned in August from international matches for three months after making derogatory comments.

Sep 06, 2019, 12:40 PM IST

PSG fans display banners asking Neymar to leave

Neymar joined PSG two years back, but the player has been widely linked with an exit from the club. 

Aug 12, 2019, 14:19 PM IST

'Motivated' Thiago Silva eager to start new campaign

The Brazil international joined the squad after playing in the Copa America. Brazil won the Copa America and Silva said that they deserved to win.

Aug 03, 2019, 15:27 PM IST

Lionel Messi banned from international football for three months

The Barcelona forward was also fined 50,000 US dollars by South American football governing body CONMEBOL on Friday.

Aug 03, 2019, 12:23 PM IST

Former Barcelona right-back Dani Alves joins Sao Paulo on a free transfer

Alves is the only player to win 40 trophies across club and international football and Sao Paulo referred to the signing as the "the most victorious player in the history of football".

Aug 02, 2019, 16:06 PM IST

Lionel Messi banned for one game for Copa America red card

Messi was shown the red card after clashing with Gary Medel and afterwards alleged that the tournament had been fixed in favour of the hosts Brazil, who beat Argentina in a controversial semi-final on their way to claiming the title.

Jul 24, 2019, 07:31 AM IST

Painful to see Lionel Messi's career going on without titles, says Al Ahly coach Martin Lasarte

Al Ahly coach Martin Lasarte also said that the "Barcelona star should not be blamed as he is just a human."

Jul 23, 2019, 16:31 PM IST

Brazil women's football team part ways with coach Vadao

Vadao, who previously coached the team for two years from 2014, was removed just four weeks after Brazil were knocked out the World Cup by France.

Jul 23, 2019, 07:50 AM IST

CONMEBOL rejects Lionel Messi's Copa America criticism

South American football governing body CONMEBOL on Sunday rejected claims from Argentina captain Lionel Messi that results at the Copa America in Brazil were fixed.

Jul 08, 2019, 06:53 AM IST

Brazil beat Peru 3-1 to win 9th Copa America title

Everton and Gabriel Jesus struck first-half goals before Richarlison converted a late penalty as hosts Brazil defeated Peru 3-1 in the Copa America final here on Sunday.

Jul 08, 2019, 06:50 AM IST

Lionel Messi gets second red card of career but Argentina beat Chile in Copa America

The incident happened in the 34th minute when Chile’s captain, Gary Medel, shepherded out a ball near his own goal and was challenged by Messi from behind.

Jul 07, 2019, 08:52 AM IST

Copa America: Lionel Messi improves but long wait for Argentina glory drags on

For five times world player of the year Messi, it was just the latest in a long line of disappointments with Argentina.

Jul 04, 2019, 08:20 AM IST

Brazil beat Argentina 2-0 to reach Copa America final

Brazil advanced to the final of the Copa America with a 2-0 win over old rivals Argentina in Belo Horizonte on Tuesday, thanks to a goal in each half from Gabriel Jesus and Roberto Firmino.

Jul 03, 2019, 08:47 AM IST

'Flagbearer' Messi working hard despite lack of sparkle, says Scaloni

Lionel Messi has not been able to conjure up the same attacking flair at the Copa America that he regularly produces for Barcelona.

Jul 02, 2019, 23:22 PM IST

Copa America: Relentless Colombia seal win against Paraguay despite sweeping changes

Colombia were guaranteed a place in the last eight as Group B winners and made 10 changes from the side that beat Qatar in their last outing but still dominated play against Paraguay.

Jun 24, 2019, 20:09 PM IST

Argentina beat Qatar 2-0 to qualify for Copa America quarter-finals

Argentina took the lead after three minutes when an atrocious pass out of defence went straight to Martinez, who made no mistake from 15 meters out.

Jun 24, 2019, 16:56 PM IST