If Lionel Messi and Argentina are to end a 26-year drought of major international titles the Albiceleste will have to get through eternal rivals Brazil to do it. The two traditional South American powerhouses meet in the semifinal stage of the Copa America on Tuesday in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. The winner will play in the
There is only one match on the schedule for Monday at the Copa America. Japan faces two-time defending champions Chile in Group C at the Morumbi Stadium in Sao Paulo. This is the final match of the first round of the group phase. These are the last two teams to play in the tournament. The
(WFI) Neymar is trying to be fully fit for Brazil’s next game against Costa Rica on Friday.
Oct. 24 – A strong social media push propelled a wolf named Zabivaka to victory in the mascot race for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
April 14 – Football teams qualified for the Olympic Games now know their group stage opponents. Aaron Bauer reports.
April 11 – Football teams from 28 countries will learn their path through the 2016 Olympics this Thursday in Rio de Janeiro at the Maracana Stadium.
Nov. 12 – Rio 2016 Olympic football tournaments kick off in Brasilia and Rio de Janeiro, with the finals at the Maracana.
March 16 – Despite FIFA concerns about using Amazon capital Manaus for Rio 2016, it was on Monday named as one of six Olympic football cities. Mark Bisson reports.
July 23 – Also: Head of Brazilian construction company Odebrecht, which was behind a number of World Cup stadium projects, dies aged 93… Vladimir Putin visits 2018 World Cup venue.
July 12 – Some of the best photos of action and players from this week’s World Cup semi-final matches.