Tag: Copa America
Sent off in the Copa America final, the Brazil international has been banned for two months and fined by the continent's governing body.
He will also miss the French Champions Trophy against Rennes in Shenzhen as he completes a 6-match domestic ban.
The ban is expected to be served in Argentina’s first qualifier for the 2022 World Cup.
South American football's ruling body CONMEBOL penalised Argentine federation president Claudio Tapia over an attack on a referee during Copa America.
Brazil's Gabriel Jesus scores two goals and is sent off in the second half as they beat Peru 3-1 to win the Copa America for the ninth time.
Conmebol says the accusations levelled by Lionel Messi to them is unacceptable.
Lionel Messi says the tournament is fixed in favour of hosts Brazil.
An ill-tempered game sees captains from both teams sent off as Argentina secure third place at the Copa America.
Anything less than victory in the final for Brazil will be deemed as a failure.
The stunning upset prevented Chile's golden generation from challenging for a third straight title.
Lionel Messi’s title drought with Argentina continues.
Stephanie Cayo announces her offer on twitter and the post generated 8,000 likes and more than 7,000 comments.
Colombia's William Tesillo says he has been threatened via social media after his missed penalty kick cost Colombia the chance to remain in the Copa America tournament.
Love from the Chilean supporters is what has inspired Alexis Sanchez to display his wonderful form at the Copa America according to Chile’s coach.
Lionel Messi agrees to sacrifice his usual buccaneering style of play for the greater good of his team, according to Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni.
Brazil coach Tite says the fans will be vital in motivating the team as they face Argentina in this week's Copa America semi-final.
Uruguay suffer a galling quarter-final exit to Peru, losing 5-4 on penalties after having three goals ruled out in a 0-0 draw after 90 minutes.
Reigning champions Chile advance to the Copa America semi-finals after beating Colombia 5-4 in a penalty shootout following a 0-0 draw.
While Lionel Messi usually looks to be playing on a different level to his international teammates, against Venezuela it was he who looks the least likely to conjure up a moment of magic.
Argentina deliver a much-improved performance to beat Venezuela 2-0 in the Copa America quarterfinals, setting up an anticipated last-four meeting with Brazil.
In addition to the chants at goal kicks, Brazilian fans in the 46,000 crowd at the Morumbi stadium on June 14 also lit flares as their side won 3-0.
The pitch in Porto Alegre has already come under harsh criticism from Argentina's Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez of Uruguay.
Brazil will next face the winner of Friday’s quarter-final between Argentina and Venezuela in Belo Horizonte next Tuesday.
Copa America organisers defend the use of video technology at the tournament after revealing VAR stoppages had averaged two minutes 26 seconds per intervention.