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Neymar snags equaliser as Brazil and Colombia draw 2-2 in friendly

Neymar was playing for the first time for club or country since suffering an ankle injury in a friendly against Qatar in June.

Neymar set to return for Brazil, says coach

Neymar has not played since suffering an ankle injury in a friendly match against Qatar in June which ruled him out of the Copa America.

Brazil’s Jesus handed two-month international ban

Sent off in the Copa America final, the Brazil international has been banned for two months and fined by the continent's governing body.

Neymar to miss PSG’s final Asian matches

He will also miss the French Champions Trophy against Rennes in Shenzhen as he completes a 6-match domestic ban.

Messi banned for one game for Copa America red card

The ban is expected to be served in Argentina’s first qualifier for the 2022 World Cup.

CONMEBOL punish Argentina football chief over Copa ref attack

South American football's ruling body CONMEBOL penalised Argentine federation president Claudio Tapia over an attack on a referee during Copa America.

Jesus takes centre stage as Brazil win 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.

South America football bosses fire back at Messi jibe

Conmebol says the accusations levelled by Lionel Messi to them is unacceptable.

Angry Messi slams ‘Brazil fix’ after Copa red card

Lionel Messi says the tournament is fixed in favour of hosts Brazil.

Messi sent off as Argentina beat Chile for Copa 3rd place

An ill-tempered game sees captains from both teams sent off as Argentina secure third place at the Copa America.

Brazil primed for home Copa triumph, wary of upset threat

Anything less than victory in the final for Brazil will be deemed as a failure.

Peru stun champions Chile 3-0 to reach Copa America final

The stunning upset prevented Chile's golden generation from challenging for a third straight title.

Brazil beat Argentina 2-0 to reach Copa America final

Lionel Messi’s title drought with Argentina continues.

Soap actress offers ‘motivation’ for Peru player to beat Chile

Stephanie Cayo announces her offer on twitter and the post generated 8,000 likes and more than 7,000 comments.

Colombian football player threatened after missed Copa penalty

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.

Sanchez feeling Chile’s ‘love’ in Copa America

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.

‘Flagbearer’ Messi working hard despite lack of sparkle, says Scaloni

Lionel Messi agrees to sacrifice his usual buccaneering style of play for the greater good of his team, according to Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni.

Fans can help Brazil at home of World Cup embarrassment, says...

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 crash out of Copa to Peru after Suarez misses in...

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.

Chile beat Colombia in shootout to reach Copa semi-finals

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 Argentina make progress, Messi toils at Copa

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 see off Venezuela to set up titanic Copa clash with...

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.

Brazil fined US$15,000 over homophobic chants

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.

Brazil’s Tite blasts ‘absurd’ state of Copa surface

The pitch in Porto Alegre has already come under harsh criticism from Argentina's Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez of Uruguay.

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