South American Soccer

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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.

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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 .

Liberadores 2012

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 .

Libertadores Defenders

We run the rule over the top 5 defenders in the Copa Libertadores.

Libertadores Keepers

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.

Corinthians

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

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.

Returnees

Veron, Ronaldo, Riquelme and Solano shone in Europe and have all now returned to South America.

Superclasico

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.

Apertura Delayed

The 2009 Apertura season in Argentina is delayed due to financial difficulties.

In Off The Outpost

Football on Easter Island & The Falkland Islands .

Alex Sabella

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.

Toque-toque

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.

Cristian Fabbiani

Nicknamed "El Ogro" Cristian Fabbiani is overweight but scoring goals for River Plate.

Dimayor League

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

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 - Boca Juniors win their sixth Copa Libertadores.

Carlos Tevez

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

Adriano - Inter and Brazil striker Adriano.

Robinho

Robinho - Real Madrid and Brazil striker Adriano.

Ronaldo

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.


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