Copa

Don't give up, Leo!

Lionel Messi's retirement from the Argentina national team has turned the country upside down in the past few days, with an entire nation stunned by the news after Chile beat them in the Copa America final.

June 26, 2016
June 26, 2016

Copa-Euro showdown proposed

South American football's governing body has proposed a one-off match between the winners of the Copa America Centenario and Euro 2016 later this year, officials confirmed Friday.

June 25, 2016
June 25, 2016

Messi ready for crowning glory

Lionel Messi will bid to gild his legacy as the greatest footballer of his generation here Sunday by ending Argentina's 23-year wait for a major title in a dream final against holders Chile in the Copa America Centenario.

June 25, 2016
June 25, 2016

No Messi in squad for Rio Games

Argentina coach Gerardo Martino on Thursday names part of his squad for the Rio Olympics but superstar Lionel Messi is not included after being chosen for the Copa America instead.

June 24, 2016
June 24, 2016

Messi calls Argentina federation 'a disaster’

Lionel Messi blasts the Argentina Football Association, calling it a "disaster," after the national team's plane from Houston was delayed on Thursday.

June 24, 2016
June 24, 2016

'Don't come back without Copa'

Argentina football legend Diego Maradona tells his national team not to bother coming back home if they don't win the Copa America Centenario on Sunday.

June 24, 2016
June 24, 2016

Chile storm thru'

Chile storm into the Copa America final beating Colombia 2-0 in a weather-disrupted semi-final that took more than four hours to complete.

June 23, 2016
June 23, 2016

June 27: Chile’s tryst with destiny against Argentina

Chile beat Colombia 2-0 in the Copa America semi-final and will face Argentina in Sunday's final after surviving a tumultuous match in Chicago that was halted for more than two hours due to a torrential rain storm.

June 22, 2016
June 22, 2016

Lavezzi breaks elbow in semifinal

Argentina will be without Ezequiel Lavezzi in the Copa America final after he broke his left elbow in the second half of his team's 4-0 semifinal win against the United States on Tuesday.

June 22, 2016
June 22, 2016

[WATCH] Argentina beat US on record night for Messi

Lionel Messi was too much for the United States to contain, as Argentina beat Jurgen Klinsmann's team 4-0 to reach the Copa America final.

June 21, 2016
June 21, 2016

Argentina test for Klinsmann’s boys

Prior to the start of the Copa America, United States coach Juergen Klinsmann had set the semi-finals as a target but will now need a new goal as the hosts prepare to take on top-ranked Argentina for spot in the final.