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Lionel Messi puts in an astounding performance and rounds it off with an astonishing goal as Brazil meet Argentina in the United States. There's World Cup qualifying from South America and Asia, and Ronaldinho talks about his latest move after walking out on Flamengo. Meanwhile, amidst the match-fixing mayhem in Italy, Sampdoria bid for an…
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Whilst we all love individual pieces of magnificence which lead to goals, the value of a team goal is perhaps the most rewarding - as is shown by the following strike from Argentina in the 2006 World Cup. There seems to be no danger when the ball begins to be passed around in the Argentinean…
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When a young Michael Owen burst onto the scene at the age of 18, many believed he was capable of becoming one of the best players of all time. It would probably be fair to say that he peaked at an early age, but he still remains one of the best one-on-one finishers in the…
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In possibly one of the most sensational turnarounds in the transfer market this summer, Carlos Tevez has revealed he is ready to stay at Manchester City and fight for his place. The Argentinean expressed his desire to leave Manchester to be closer to his family.  However, a move to Brazilian side Corinthian's fell though, leaving…
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Quite remarkably, England have jumped two places to fourth in the latest FIFA world rankings, leapfrogging Brazil and Uruguay in the process. Despite drawing their last two games against Switzerland and Ghana, Fabio Capello’s men have passed the South American duo. England supporters will still wince when they recall the lamentable performance of the national…
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Colombia 2 – Bolivia 0 Colombia booked their spot in the quarter-finals of the Copa America after a 2-0 win over Bolivia. Chelsea target and Porto striker Radamel Falcao scored a first half double to secure the win. Colombia only needed a draw to be sure of their spot in the next round but they…
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Uruguay 1 – Chile 1 Uruguay are still looking for their first victory in the competition having been held to a 1-1 draw by Chile. Alvaro Pereira fired them into a 1-0 lead after 55 minutes before Chile found the equaliser after 65 minutes through Alexis Sanchez. Chile were fully aware they could all but…
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Argentina 0 – Colombia 0 Host nation Argentina continued to struggle as they were held to a 0-0 draw with Colombia who sit top of Group A with four points. Chances were few and far between in an entertaining first half but Colombia almost took the lead after 19 minutes when Moreno found Ramos inside…
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Group A Colombia currently sit top of Group A having beaten Costa Rica 1-0 on July 2. The hosts Argentina got their campaign off to a disappointing start with a 1-1 draw with Bolivia and currently sit second in the group with their opponents third and Costa Rica sitting last. Argentina face Colombia on July…
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Luis Suarez has moved to calm the hearts of worried Liverpool fans over his involment in the Copa America with Uruguay, insisting that he will be ready for the start of the season, and insists a burnout is not in the cards. The tournament is currently taking place in Argentina, and will continue to the…
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Whilst Lionel Messi is undoubtedly the best player in the world for Barcelona, Argentinean legend Mario Kempes believes he is yet to prove it for his country. The forward has scored 180 goals in 269 games for Barcelona but has yet to set the world on fire with his performances for the national team. Whilst…
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Manchester City striker and captain Carlos Tevez has refused to commit his future to the club amid reports he wants to return to Argentina. The striker finished the season as joint-top scorer in the Premier League alongside Dimitar Berbatov but struggled on a personal level. He handed in a transfer request in November and looked…