South American Soccer
South America is known for its skill on the field and passion on the terraces. South America, in particular Argentina and Brazil, have produced some of the world's best ever players: Garrincha, Pele, di Stefano, Kempes, Maradona, Ronaldo, Romario and Lionel Messi.
Follow the game and its football personalities in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay and the other countries in the region through our regular reports.
Find news, reports on South American national teams and South American players overseas. We cover the Copa Libertadores, the Brazilian championships, the Argentine league and have articles on Ronaldo and Roberto Carlos at Corinthians, Alex Sabella and Juan Sebastián Veron at Estudiantes, Colombia's Dimayor League, young Brazilian talent including Neymar at barcelona and football on Easter Island & The Falkland Islands.
Latest South American Soccer News
Brazil Peak Too Early?
Brazil's win over Spain at the 2013 Confederations Cup may be a year too early. A look at why Brazil may struggle at World Cup 2014.
Palmeiras Face Drop
Palmeiras seem likely to drop into Serie B.
Brasileirão Run In
A Ronaldinho-inspired Atletico Mineiro lead the race ahead of Fluminense .
Brasileirão Summer Transfer News
Seedolf and Forlan head for Brazil as Leandro Castán and Castro move to Europe .
Corinthians have the momentum as they face Santos and Neymar in the semi-finals.
Corinthians Libertadores 2012
Can Corinthians win the Copa Libertadores for the first time in their long history in 2012?
Brazilian National Championship
Paul Tobbit previews the new Brazilian National Championship .
We run the rule over the top 5 defenders in the Copa Libertadores.
We analyze the best five goalkeepers in South America's Copa Libertadores.
Pele v Maradona
Two greats of South American football, Pele and Maradona continue to bicker - this time Pele questions Maradona's abilities as a coach.
With legends Ronaldo and Roberto Carlos in the team, Corinthians are hoping to lift the Copa Libertadores in their centenary year.
South America Match Day Experience
South American Match Day Experience South American football is famed for it ferocious atmosphere, the passionate derbies between the likes of River Plate and Boca Juniors.
Salvador Cabanas the Paraguayan striker has been shot in the head in a bar in Mexico City.
South American Match Day Experience
South American football is famed for it atmosphere, the passionate derbies between the likes of River Plate and Boca Juniors.
Argentina Season 2009 Review
Banfield won the 2009 Argentina Apertura championship. We look back at the best and worst of the season.
Brazil Season 2009 Review
Brazilian Championship reviewed. We look back at all the action in this year's Brazilian domestic football season.
Uruguay v Costa Rica
Uruguay took what turned out to be a decisive lead in their World Cup qualifying play off against Costa Rica.
Veron, Ronaldo, Riquelme and Solano shone in Europe and have all now returned to South America.
In the 2009 Superclasico Boca and River share the hard times and a 1-1 draw.
Maradona Blasts The Press
Argentina coach Diego Maradona hits out at the press after his team qualifies for the 2010 World Cup.
Bolivian National Team On Strike
The entire Bolivian national team have gone on strike.
Argentina v Brazil Preview
Argentina play Brazil in a vital World Cup qualifier.
The 2009 Apertura season in Argentina is delayed due to financial difficulties.
In Off The Outpost
Football on Easter Island & The Falkland Islands .
The former Sheffield and Leeds United star Alex Sabella leads Estudiantes to the 2009 Copa Libertadores.
Paolo da Silva
Steve Bruce signs Paraguay defender Paolo da Silva for Sunderland.
Manchester United Look To Latin America
Sir Alex Ferguson turns to Latin American talent to replace Madrid-bound Ronaldo.
Huracan's toque-toque football is a breath of fresh air in the 2009 Clausura.
Team of the 2009 South American Under-17 Championships
The best eleven players from the 2009 South American Under-17 Championships in Chile.
2009 South American Under-17 Championships
Read a preview of 2009 South American Under-17 Championships in Chile.
The Boys From Brazil
The best young Brazilian talent includes Douglas Costa, Neymar, Keirrison and Hernanes.
Nicknamed "El Ogro" Cristian Fabbiani is overweight but scoring goals for River Plate.
Colombia's Dimayor League was the brash forerunner of the English Premiership.
2009 South American Under-20 Championships
Brazil win the 2009 South American Under-20 Championships in Venezuela.
Football Connections: Chile & Palestine
Palestine's national team taps in to Chilean players with Palestinian heritage.
2009 South American Under-20 Championships
Read a preview of 2009 South American Under-20 Championships in Venezuela.
Free Kick Spray
Referees in Argentina will use a vanishing spray to keep defensive walls at the correct distance.
Ronaldo makes a new start at Corinthians.
Copa America 2007
Copa America - all the scores, scorers and teams of the Copa America 2007 in Venezuela.
Boca Juniors - Boca Juniors win their sixth Copa Libertadores.
Carlos Tevez - read a player profile of a current Argentinian great.
Eduardo da Silva
Eduardo da Silva - read a player profile of the new Arsenal striker.
Juan Pablo Angel
Juan Pablo Angel - read a player profile of Juan Pablo Angel.
Adriano - Inter and Brazil striker Adriano.
Robinho - Real Madrid and Brazil striker Adriano.
Ronaldo - the former Brazilian great is back in his homeland with Corinthians.
Brazilians in Europe
Brazilians in Europe - a listing of Brazilian footballers active in Europe.
Argentina World Cup Team Profile
Team Argentina 2006 - Argentina team profile 2006.
Brazil World Cup Team Profile
Team Brazil 2006 - Brazilian team profile 2006.
Ecuador World Cup Team Profile
Team Ecuador 2006 - Ecuador team profile 2006.
Paraguay World Cup Team Profile
Team Paraguay 2006 - Paraguay team profile 2006.
Copa America 2004
Copa America 2004 - images from the tournament in Peru.