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According to the Brazil coach, virus struck his squad in the days leading up to the quarter-final clash, but stressed that is no excuse for their loss.
In the aftermath of Brazil’s 2015 Copa America exit, coach Dunga revealed one factor that could have helped hinder their progression, claiming virus hit his squad in the days leading up to their quarter-final game.
The Selecao locked horns with Paraguay in a repeat of the last edition of the continental tournament, which saw them fall to the very exact fate as in 2011, losing on penalties... Read the rest of the article »
The Brazilian manager feels his players can live up to the pressure of defeating Paraguay, since A Selecao's players have proven before they can work as a team.
Coach Carlos Dunga has not lost an ounce of faith despite the absence of his star player. Prior to the Quarter-final game against Paraguay, the former midfielder referred to Neymar's absence in a press conference, where he stated his belief thateven though some experts consider this version of Brazil's National Team is not talented enough, there have been times where the squad has enjoyed the antics... Read the rest of the article »
Brazil will face its first top challenge in this tournament when they meet Paraguay, one of the best defensive sides in the world. Will they be able to beat them?
Brazil's performance wasn't all that bad even without Neymar, but their skills and timing will be challenged for the first time when they fight against a defensive powerhouse for the last remaining semi-final ticket. Paraguay has been the thorn in Brazil's side for quite some time now, and they will try to prove that again when they meet in the city of Concepción.
It's no secret that... Read the rest of the article »
James Rodriguez scored six goals in the World Cup but is empty handed so far in the Copa America. The player has not time to rest in over a year.
One goal and average performances have been enough for Colombia to make it past the group stage round and get into the quarter-finals. The big star for Colombia has gone mostly unnoticed and former goalkeeper Rene Higuita blames physical fatigue as the reason for Rodriguez recent performances.
The team led by Jose Pekerman they will need to have improved a lot by now if they want to leave Argentina... Read the rest of the article »
With the player suspended from the Copa America, images surfaced on the Internet of the Brazilian smoking. They could not have been more far of the truth, however.
Controversy after controversy appears to be following Brazilian superstar Neymar, initially beginning towards the end of the 2014-15 club campaign.
First the 23-year-old came under heavy criticism for attempting a rainbow flick in the Copa del Rey, one which led to a scuffle between him and the Atletico Bilbao players. Then he was smacked in the head by Barcelona captain Xavi and publicly blasted... Read the rest of the article »
The Argentine midfielder blamed the match official and South American football for the Brazilian's four-match ban and subsequent suspension from the Copa America.
Argentine midfielder Javier Macherano jumped to the 23-year-old’s defense, claiming failure to protect him led to his aggressive actions, after Brazilian star Neymar was handed a four-match suspension by CONMEBOL on Friday.
The Barcelona superstar was sent off after the final whistle in the Selecao’s 1-0 loss to Colombia after kicking the ball Pablo Armero, before attempting... Read the rest of the article »
The Brazilian player was handed the punishment after CONMEBOL officers examined the referee's report, which accused Neymar of insulting him and Colombian players.
Neymar's sanction was harsher than anyone could have thought, after CONMEBOL had decided to think over their decision. Yesterday, the South American office determined to ban Neymar for one game, revealing that an investigation would keep going in order to establish what the Brazilian's punishment should be for his behaviour after the final whistle. Today, disciplinary officers determined a four match... Read the rest of the article »
The Brazilian striker was sent off after the game against Colombia ended for being involved in an argument with a number of players, including Carlos Bacca.
Neymar's antics on the pitch against Colombia have not gone overlooked, and he will have to pay for his mistakes. The Brazilian striker will not be playing his team's crucial match against Venezuela on Sunday after being booked during the match against Los Cafetaleros.
After the game ended, Neymar argued with several Colombian players, and he was handed a red card by Chilean referee Enrique... Read the rest of the article »
Colombia can still try to win Group C after defeating Brazil 1-0 in a pretty intense matchup that ended up with a red card shown for each team.
In a match that had everything any football fan could have asked for, Colombia earned a little payback against Brazil, snapping Dunga's unbeaten streak in his second term as La Canarinha's coach. Taking advantage of Brazil's sloppy defending, Jason Murillo scored the game's only goal to give Colombia a life line in a tight Group C.
Even with the Brazilians enjoying most of the game's possession... Read the rest of the article »
The Colombians need a win to bounce back in Group C, while the Brazilians could qualify for the knockout stages if they win the game.
Matchday 7 of this year's Copa América will give fans around the world one of the most anticipated matchups of the tournament when Brazil faces Colombia. Being called a "rematch" after last year's World Cup encounter, La Seleçao and the Colombians will test themselves as true contenders to win the trophy, even after Los Cafeteros were shocked by Venezuela in their first group... Read the rest of the article »
The former Barcelona captain had an argument with the Brazilian winger when the team was celebrating the treble with all their fans.
Once he has left Barcelona, Xavi Hernández can speak freely about Neymar's attitudes. The former Blaugrana captain referred to an incident with the Brazilian striker during the treble celebrations this past Sunday. Hernández was annoyed by Neymar's actions, and he ended up slapping him on the head.
Xavi understands Neymar is young and he doesn't mean to hurt anyone, but not all... Read the rest of the article »
From June 11, 2015 to July 4, 2015, catch Copa America fever. To watch all the matches live online or on TV, check LiveSoccerTV’s broadcast guide. It's gonna get caliente!
Chile, the host of the 2015 Copa América will attract the attention of global football fans this summer as the tournament kicks off on June 11, 2015. Lionel Messi’s Argentina and Neymar’s Brazil are the favourites to dominate on Alexis Sanchez’s home ground. Uruguay, the defending Champions will be looking to defend their title and tied Argentina with 15 titles.
Invited... Read the rest of the article »
Brazil has won every game since their disaster at the 2014 World Cup. Robinho and possibly Neymar could feature for Brazil in this game.
One last boost of confidence is what Brazil expects to get out from their game against Honduras in their last game before the 2015 Copa America this Wednesday. Dunga has won all nine games that his team has played since taking control of the Canarinha after the 2014 World Cup.
Neymar, recent European champion with Barcelona, will be a starter in this game after missing every other preparation... Read the rest of the article »
The list also sees Liverpool’s Raheem Sterling and Juventus’ Paul Pogba climb in value, according to the study by the CIES Football Observatory.
According to the study done by Football Observatory of the International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES), Cristiano Ronaldo is the world’s third most valued player, coming in behind rival Lionel Messi, who ranks in first spot.
The Argentine ace, as written in the study, is estimated to be valued between €255.3m-€280.8m, which is mainly down to his trophy-ladden season with Barcelona... Read the rest of the article »
Which top player will be able to write his name alongside one of South America's football legends? Here are a few strikers that could be crowned as the top scorer in the tournament.
Copa America usually gives fans the chance to watch some of the most exciting strikers in the world, and this edition of the South American tournament will be no exception. Each and everyone of the teams taking part of this competition has at least one player capable of driving their opponents' defense crazy, and although some top names like Luis Suarez will not be able to perform in Chile, this are... Read the rest of the article »
Watch Pique and Neymar show off their freestyle dancing, and Messi and his fellow MSN attackers devour a Big Mac.
After winning the 2014-15 Champions League trophy on Saturday, beating Juventus 3-1 to clinch the elusive treble, the Barcelona players returned back home to a hero’s welcome.
The Blaugrana headed back to the heart of Catalonia with pride, showing off their silverware from this season alone, which included La Liga, Copa del Rey, and the Champions League, as legions of supporters filled... Read the rest of the article »
Everything you need to know on the Blaugrana's impressive journey to the Olympiastadion.
The highly-anticipated Champions League final clash between Barcelona and Juventus, two sides chasing after the elusive treble. is right around the corner.
The curtain calls to this season's tournament will be played in Berlin, at the Olympiastadion, with superstars Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, and Neymar set to take center stage. Under the leadership of the Catalan giant's MSN trio, the Blaugrana... Read the rest of the article »
Which players can be the ones to create the most scoring chances for each of their teams? Here's a quick analysis on some of those playmaking maestros.
Copa America will give fans around the world the chance to watch some of the finest footballers in the continent, while they also are introduced to some new performers. With twelve teams trying to win the tournament, narrowing down our selection to ten players was hard to do, but we think these are the ones who should be expected to carry the weight of their respective teams. Have a look and pay close... Read the rest of the article »
Luis Suarez is one of the tournament's biggest absences due to the international ban he is still dealing with. A total of eight players will travel to Chile after the game.
If the rules were strictly followed, players like Neymar Jr. and Lionel Messi would not be playing on Saturday with Barcelona the final of the UEFA Champions League. Special arrangements had to be made for them and some other players from both teams to play in the biggest game there is at the club level.
FIFA indicates that 14 days before the beginning of a tournament that takes place... Read the rest of the article »
On Saturday, under the guidance of their Argentine magician, La Liga champions Barcelona triumphed over Athletic Bilbao to clinch their second trophy of the campaign.
On Saturday, La Liga giants Barcelona beat fellow Spanish side Athletic Biblao to lift a record-breaking 27th Copa del Rey title.
The win came courtesy of goals from Argentine ace Lionel Messi and Brazilian superstar Neymar, as the Blaugrana sweeped aside their opponents 3-1 to win their second piece of silverware this season, with the players and manager eyeing the treble.
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