Copa America 2019; Messi’s penalty revives Argentina’s hopes.

Lionel Messi scored a second-half penalty but Argentina were left facing a Copa America group-stage exit after a 1-1 draw with Paraguay on Wednesday. Messi converted a 57th-minute spot-kick after Argentina had fallen behind to a Richard Sanchez goal in Belo Horizonte. Argentina goalkeeper Franco Armani was needed to keep his side level shortly after […]

Breaking: Michel Platini arrested in Qatar World Cup investigation

Platini admits manipulating 1998 World Cup draw to force dream final Michel Platini , the former president of Uefa and head of European football, has been arrested over the decision to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar . The former France international captain was detained by French police on Tuesday morning in Nanterre, a […]

Australia, Qatar invited to 2020 Copa America

Australia will be one of the two guest nations at the 2020 Copa America, the head of South America’s soccer body said on Thursday. CONMEBOL President Alejandro Dominguez told journalists that Asian champion Qatar will also return to next year’s tournament, which will be co-hosted by Argentina and Colombia. Qatar and Japan are the guest […]