Central & South America

Oh, Boy! When You Try To Nutmeg An Opponent And End Up Nutmegging Yourself

I've nutmegged rivals, I've been nutmegged and I've watched a fair amount of nutmegs through my life. I've seen nutmegs that were only a display of skills, other ones that were the only option available to maintain the control of the ball and a few others that were just by chance. But, until now, I have never seen a self-nutmeg. Until Thursday night.

Thomas Rodríguez's Nutmeg Fail

It happened during a game in the Chilean First Division between Colo Colo, the most popular team in the country, and Unión La Calera.

Here’s The List Of The Best Countries That Failed To Qualify For The 2022 World Cup

The field of 32 teams for the 2022 World Cup is all but locked in apart from the inter-confederation playoffs and the one UEFA playoff scheduled for this summer. Several World Cup regulars will be missing the big tournament this year. Here are some of the best teams not in World Cup 2022 that will be missed.

This list will go by region and is based on previous World Cup appearances (with FIFA ranking as of March 30).

Chile And Colombia Eliminated: 6 Legends Who'll Never Play At Another World Cup

With a 2-0 victory over Paraguay in Lima on Tuesday night, Peru clinched fifth place in CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying and a spot in the inter-confederation playoffs, knocking out sixth-place Colombia and seventh-place Chile in the process. This marks the end of the road for a couple memorable generations of players for Los Cafeteros and La Roja.

Perú Clinches World Cup Intercontinental Playoff Berth — Colombia And Chile Out Of Qatar 2022

No shaky legs, no big mistakes to regret. Perú beat Paraguay 2-0 and secured fifth place in CONMBEBOL qualifiers on Tuesday night, earning the ticket for an intercontinental World Cup playoff against Australia or the United Arab Emirates. 

Perú and Paraguay Highlights

Perú just needed five minutes to take away the pressure thanks to Italian-born Gianluca Lapadula. El Bambino finished gracefully an exquisite assist from Christian Cueva and started the celebrations accross the whole nation. 

USMNT World Cup Qualifiers Will Be On Up To 15 Different Channels — Here’s How To Find The Matches

The U.S. men’s national team competes in World Cup qualifying from September 2021 to March 2022, and fans are both excited by the squad’s results this summer and nervous about getting their hearts broken again. Here’s everything you need to know about how to watch USMNT World Cup qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup.

Marta Confirms Surgery For Knee Injury And Says She'll Be Out ‘For A While’

After coming off injured in the 31st minute of the Orlando Pride's 1-0 NWSL Challenge Cup defeat to North Carolina on Saturday, six-time FIFA World Player of the Year Marta confirmed the worst on her Instagram account Monday morning — the Brazilian legend has suffered a knee ligament injury and will undergo surgery. 

Marta said she'll be out "for a while," but the 36-year-old also said "now it's time to focus on my recovery to get back to doing what I love most, representing my country, my people and my team."

Costa Rica Se Ilusiona Y Le Mete Presión A EE.UU. Y México Con Un Golazo De Chilena

Costa Rica dio un importante paso en su sueño de ir a Catar 2022, luego de vencer como visitante a El Salvador, en la penúltima fecha eliminatoria de la Concacaf.

Los ticos vencieron por 1-2 a La Selecta y si hoy Panamá cae ante Estados Unidos asegurará al menos su paso al playoff intercontinental vs. el ganador de Islas Salomon y Nueva Zelandia. Con 22 puntos, además, le puso presión al mismo Estados Unidos y México en la pelea por boletos directos.

Lionel Messi Spends His Saturday Watching The U.S. U-20 Men's Youth National Team

After scoring in Argentina's 3-0 win over Venezuela in World Cup qualifying Friday night, Lionel Messi's post-match comments made global headlines as the 34-year-old indicated that this might be his last year in international football.

Hay Clásicos Y Rivales Para Un Ex DT De La Liga MX: Así Fue El Sorteo De Grupos De La Copa Libertadores

CONMEBOL celebró este viernes el sorteo de la edición 2022 de la Copa Libertadores, el torneo al que muchos fans del fútbol mexicano desean volver algún día.

El azar de la tómbola y las bolillas arrojó un par de clásicos que de seguro remecerán el continente.

Sorteo de Grupos Copa Libertadores 2022

Sin necesidad de rodeos, los grupos quedaron así:

CONMEBOL Adds Two More Countries To The World Cup, But Was This A Goal For Perú?

Uruguay and Ecuador secured the last two CONMEBOL direct tickets to the 2022 World Cup on Tuesday, joining already qualified Brazil and Argentina. The only thing left up for grabs now on the continent is the slot in the inter-confederation playoff against AFC (Asia). Those in contention are Perú, Colombia and Chile.

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