Central & South America

Brazilian Player Strips Naked Celebrating A Goal, Gets 8-Game Suspension

On Dec. 9, 2020, Emerson Carioca scored the goal that gave Sampaio Correa promotion to the Carioca Championship. To everyone's surprise, the player decided to celebrate it by TAKING OFF HIS CLOTHES! In front of the Maricá bench, the rival on duty that day.

Los Cinco Podios De La Concacaf En El Mundial De Clubes De La FIFA

Este 4 de febrero, Tigres debuta ante el Ulsan Hyundai en el Mundial de Clubes de la FIFA. En la previa, es momento de recordar las mejores actuaciones de los miembros de la Concacaf en el torneo que se disputa desde el año 2000.

Y con mejores nos referimos a aquellas veces en que los equipos de la región terminaron en el podio de la competencia. Específicamente, en el tercer puesto, porque hasta ahora ningún club de la región pudo jugar la final.

This Goalkeeper Scored Goals From Free Kicks In 3 Consecutive Games

A historic event took place in a game between Boca Juniors de Cali (not the Argentinian one) and Valledupar FC, a match played on Matchday 3 of Colombia's Primera B. 

This event is about Nelson Ramos, who became the first goalkeeper in the history of professional soccer to score goals from free kicks in three consecutive matches in official competitions.

January 17, 2021: Boca Juniors 1-1 Atlético FC. Goal by Nelson Ramos. Minute 35.

20-Year-Old Jesús Ferreira Drops 2 Goals, 3 Assists In USMNT Demolition Of Trinidad And Tobago

Jesús Ferreira made his second game for the U.S. men's national team memorable with two goals and three assists in a 7-0 win against Trinidad and Tobago in Orlando, on Sunday.

The Colombia-born Ferreira, 20, debuted on Feb. 1, 2020, vs. Costa Rica — two months after gaining American citizenship. The FC Dallas striker did not get on the scoreboard in that game but more than made up for it against the Trinidadians.

Crosas, Tabó y Almeyda: 3 Frases Que Incendian La Rivalidad Entre México y Sudamérica

La siempre sabrosa discusión sobre si el fútbol mexicano está a la altura del fútbol sudamericano viene agarrando picante en los últimos meses, sobre todo ante la posibilidad de que los equipos de la Liga MX retornen a la Copa Libertadores.

Messi’s Astronomical Barcelona Contract Is Mysteriously Leaked

Just when you thought Barcelona had turned the corner with four straight league wins and a place in the quarterfinals of the Copa del Rey, here comes that nasty debt of $1.42 billion and the ugly realization that the greatest footballer of all-time is headed out the back door again! (Along with another Luis Suárez brace for Atlético.) 

En Una Final Sin Jogo Bonito, Palmeiras Es Campeón De La Copa Libertadores 2020

¡Uff! Qué martirio fue la final de la Copa Libertadores de América 2020. Si bien el duelo de brasileños entre Palmeiras y Santos en el Maracaná prometía ser un caramelo para los amantes del jogo bonito, en realidad terminó siendo un bodrio que debería estar prohibido recordar.

El partido, si se puede llamar así, nunca tuvo ritmo. Faltas constantes, pases equivocados y un hastío generalizado en el campo de juego hizo difícil digerir lo que se veía en pantalla.

Sweet Baby Jesus, Baby Jesus Was Sent Off In A Crazy Copa Libertadores Final

This is why you can’t take your eyes off the Copa Libertadores. 

Palmeiras scored in the ninth minute of 14 minutes of second-half stoppage time to beat Sao Paulo rival Santos 1-0 in the Copa Libertadores final on Saturday in Rio de Janeiro. 

After 89 minutes of tense but ineffective football made extra time look all but certain, the final sparked into life as it moved into stoppage time. There was an attempted chilena, a red card for an oddly dressed coach who refused to leave and a dramatic winner from an unlikely source. 

Chapecoense Clinches League Title With Panenka In 97th Minute

Brazilian side Chapecoense sealed the second division Serie B title on goal difference on Friday after a last gasp Panenka-style penalty from Anselmo Ramon gave them a 3-1 win over Confianca.

Chapecoense, who lost most of their squad in an air crash in 2016, secured promotion earlier this month after spending a year in the second tier when they were guaranteed a top-four finish with four games remaining.

The club were second going into the final matchday behind America-MG who beat Avai 2-1 to finish with 73 points and a positive goal difference of 20.