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Tite and Neymar need to dare

Like Neymar, Tite does not dare whereas, in Europe, coaches like Roberto Mancini has shown everyone how to bring the best out of a young unit if you just pass your daring mentality to them – such mentalities are contagious and captures not only the imagination of the players but the others as well

Argentina are the champions of South America

Finally, the international trophy drought is over for Argentina and finally, Messi won a trophy for his country.

The Barracas’ War: When Argentina and Brazil fought war on the Christmas Day

Football unites people in Brazil and Argentina and also, football divides the supporters of these two teams worldwide at the same time. For many years the contest between Argentina and Brazil has not been limited to just football, but it has become more than just a mere game.  

Colombia beat Peru to win the third place

The Colombia journey in the Copa America 2021 has not been that bad in the end. After fighting and neck and neck against the favourites Argentina in the semifinals, they would leave Brazil with their heads high after a poor start. In the third place play-off against Peru, they came out as the winners and completed a tournament with a lot of positives to take.

Brazil will meet Argentina in the final

Colombia had almost pulled the rabbit out of the hat but the night belonged to Argentina whose goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez dished out a heroic show and deny the neighbours. Brazil will meet Argentina in the final at Copa America.

Brazil are in the final of Copa America

Peru were the opponent of Brazil in the final of the Copa America 2019 edition and they met again in the semifinal this year. In a pretty entertaining final Brazil beat Peru to lift the Copa America title for the ninth time but this time around, it was quite a scratchy affair, where Brazil won narrowly.

Colombia edge past Uruguay

While Uruguay picked up the momentum as the matches in the group stages progressed, Colombia were really struggling and at one point their qualification for the next round was at stake, but they managed to salvage respect and secure a place in the last eight where they stunned Uruguay and claimed a place in the semifinals.

Argentina gun down Ecuador

Ecuador drew against Brazil and earned a bit of confidence for the quarterfinal clash against the heavyweights of world football – Argentina, but like the England-Ukraine encounter, it was one-way traffic and Ecuador were gunned down by Argentina.

10-men Brazil beat Chile in a tight match

The quarterfinal match against Chile was tight and when Gabriel Jesus was shown a red card, it became challenging for the Selecao to pull off this match, still, they maintained their authority, but the numerical advantage always bothered and in the end, Brazil survive the Chilean scare.

Peru advance to the semifinals

Peru and Paraguay were involved in a highly entertaining match where the Peruvians continued to ride on their luck in this continental event and booked a place in the semifinals.

Uruguay register full points

The criterion of Uruguay is that they are slow starters in a major event and gradually pick their tempo. In this year’s Copa America, they started with a defeat and then drew and tonight registered a victory. The display might not be eye-catching but still, the whole unit seems steady.   

Brazil beat Colombia in a tight game

Since that quarterfinal encounter between Brazil and Colombia, the clash between the two countries has never been the same. It offers more ragged displays rather than rhythmic football and controversies just add more fuel. The Group Match encounter was no different either – Brazil won in a tight finish but the match left a bad taste due to a controversial referee decision.

Argentina remain unbeaten, Uruguay earn first point

Argentina stretch their unbeaten run to 16 matches after beating Paraguay by 1-0 whereas Uruguay earned their first point in Copa America after drawing against Chile. The outcome is, however, good for Chile who advance to the quarterfinals along with Argentina.

Argentina maintain their unbeaten run

The clash between Argentina and Uruguay is one the most historic rivalries in world football and La Albiceleste were looking for a victory to stamp their authority in the group and they did it in a match that was scratchy.

Brazil thrash Peru

The last time Brazil met Peru in Copa America, it was the final at Maracana, where they triumphed and after two years these two teams met again at the Estadio Nilton Santos. Guess what, Peru were blown away by a dazzling Brazilian display.

Disappointing start for Argentina

Argentina returned to Brazil with the intention of winning the trophy, but their start to Copa America was disappointing. It was Chile again who cut short their celebration after Lionel Messi scored from the free-kick by sharing points.

Brazil start the Copa America campaign with a win

After so many speculations, protests and chopping and changing of venues, finally, one of the oldest showpiece events in the history of football – Copa America have got underway. This time around, Brazil are hosting the event again and...

Should Copa America take place this year?

The answer is NO! Because the safety of the players and emotional state of the nation is more important than hosting such a mega-event - Not only Brazil but the rest of the countries in Latin America are devastated by the Pandemic and it would be sensible enough not to host the event this year.
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Video: Viva Brazil

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=75CmnbGc4oo Finally, the Maracana celebrated the joy of a Brazil victory after six years. And, after twelve years, the Selecao have broken the jinx of Copa America. A great moment for a generation, which deserved a trophy. This is just...

Lionel Messi: Think twice before you talk

Lionel Messi accused of corruption in the Copa America, but he has no definitive proofs. But Messi should think twice before he talks..... Dear Lionel Messi, you said, “We could have gone further but we weren't allowed into the final....

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