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  • Di Maria inspires Argentina

    Argentina shrug off the absence of Lionel Messi to beat Chile 2-1 in the Copa America on Monday, with an emotional Angel Di Maria scoring the opening goal and dedicating it to his grandmother, who passed away before the game.

  • Pitbull plays over Chile anthem

    Chile's players and fans had to compete with the music of rapper Pitbull, as it was played over the final bars of their national anthem before a Copa America match against Argentina.

  • Argentina down Chile sans Messi

    Argentina shrug off the injury absence of Lionel Messi to launch their Copa America Centenario campaign with a 2-1 defeat of defending champions Chile.

  • Mexico down Uruguay after anthem blunder

    Mexico defeat Uruguay 3-1 in a stormy Copa America Centenario that see both teams finish with 10 men after a pre-match furore over a bungled national anthem.

  • Messi trains alone ahead of Argentina's opener

    Lionel Messi trains alone on Saturday as Argentina continue their preparations for their Copa America Centenario opener against Chile.

  • Brazil fire blanks, Peru edge Haiti

    Eight times champions Brazil are held 0-0 by Ecuador in the glamour game as the second day of the centenary Copa America tournament muster up only one, albeit spectacular, goal from three matches on Saturday.

  • Colombia crush USA

    Colombia wreck the United States' hopes of a winning start to the Copa America Centenario as goals from James Rodriguez and Cristian Zapata give the South Americans a comfortable 2-0 victory.

  • Time is now for Messi and Argentina

    Lionel Messi must shrug off the gruelling demands of a globe-trotting schedule if he is to fulfill his dream of leading Argentina to a first major tournament victory in 23 years at the Copa America Centenario.

  • 'Gabigol' off the mark

    Rising teenage star Gabriel scores on his international debut as Brazil warm up for the Copa America Centenario on Sunday with a 2-0 victory over Panama.

  • Messi taken to hospital

    Lionel Messi was taken to hospital after suffering an injury scare on Friday as Argentina defeated Honduras 1-0 in their only warm-up game before next month's Copa America Centenario in the United States.

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