The South American football confederation said questioning the integrity of the Copa America is “unacceptable” after Lionel Messi alleged Argentina were victims of “corruption” in their 2-1 win over Chile.
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Lionel Messi was controversially sent off as Argentina beat Chile 2-1 to win the Copa America third-place play-off in Sao Paulo.
Lionel Messi slammed the standard of officiating after Argentina crashed out of the Copa America with a 2-0 semi-final loss to Brazil.
Thiago Silva insists Brazil must forget about their World Cup humiliation ahead of their return to Mineirao.
The 46th Copa America gets under way in Brazil on Friday, with a wide open tournament expected.
Sergio Aguero insists he is desperate to end Lionel Messi’s international heartbreak.
Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde rejected the suggestion his players had been psychologically scarred by their Champions League experience at the hands of Liverpool.
Valencia marked their centenary season in style by stunning Barcelona to win their first trophy since 2008 with a 2-1 victory in the Copa del Rey final.
Ernesto Valverde hopes Barcelona’s 2-2 draw at Eibar will serve as a wake-up call ahead of the Copa del Rey final.
Lionel Messi struck twice for Barcelona as the title-winners were held to a 2-2 draw at Eibar in their final league game of the season.
Wounded Barcelona signed off their home LaLiga campaign with a 2-0 victory over Getafe, whose hopes of a maiden top-four finish are now out of their hands.
Luis Suarez apologised for the manner of Barcelona’s Champions League exit and insists the players are ready to face the “bullets” now heading for them after the failure.
Celta Vigo beat a much-changed Barcelona 2-0 at Estadio de Balaidos to take a big step towards securing LaLiga survial.
Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde insists his team are not taking Celta Vigo lightly, despite his decision to rest eight senior players for Saturday’s away match.
Liverpool vice-captain James Milner has no intention of allowing their Nou Camp disappointment derail their bid to wrest the Premier League title from Manchester City – and he has not written off their European hopes either.
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has told his players they will have to play like Lionel Messi if they want to set up a Champions League final meeting with the Barcelona great.
Gary Lineker has responded to criticism of his frenzied celebrations of Lionel Messi’s stunning free-kick goal against Liverpool, saying he was simply “celebrating greatness”.
Liverpool defender Andy Robertson learned a painful lesson at the hands of Lionel Messi after getting a first-hand experience of the magic the Argentina international can conjure.
Virgil Van Dijk insists Liverpool’s players still believe they can reach another Champions League final despite their 3-0 semi-final first-leg defeat in Barcelona.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp refuses to give up on the side’s dream of reaching successive Champions League finals despite a 3-0 defeat in Barcelona.