El mundo del fútbol se despide de Pelé

Una vez que la muerte de Pelé fuera confirmada por una de sus hijas, el mundo del fútbol se volcó a las redes sociales para rendir tributo a O Rei, para muchos el mejor futbolista de todos los tiempos.

Reacciones a la muerte de Pelé

La selección brasileña fue uno de los entes que lideró los homenajes, tiñiendo de negro – en señal de luto – sus colores institucionales y un mensaje con tres coronas, en honor a los tres títulos del mundo que consiguió de la mano de Pelé.

Messi se convirtió en el máximo goleador de Argentina en mundiales

En su misión de llevar a Argentina a la final de la Copa del Mundo, Lionel Messi rompió otro récord en su condecorada carrera.

Luego de convertir el primero de los tres goles con que la Albiceleste venció a Croacia, el "10" se convirtió en el máximo goleador de su país en la historia del torneo.

Máximo goleador de Argentina en Mundiales

La marca de Messi se concretó en el minuto 34, luego de patear el penal que el portero Dominik Livaković le había cometido a Julián Álvarez.

El tiro de Messi fue arriba, cruzado e inatajable.

CAS points out the use of false information in Byron Castillo's case but confirms Ecuador's spot in Qatar

Ecuador will play at this year's World Cup in Qatar after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Tuesday said Byron Castillo, whom Chile claimed was ineligible to play during the qualifiers, was deemed an Ecuadorean national.

Ecuador will, however, get a three-point deduction at the start of the qualifying campaign for the 2026 World Cup and must also pay a fine of 100,000 Swiss francs ($101,600) for the "use of a document containing false information", CAS said.

Netflix documentary reveals Messi's emotional pep-talk before winning the Copa America with Argentina

Copa América 2021 was pretty special for Argentina. They lifted their first adult international title since 1993 – beating Brazil in the legendary Maracanã Stadium –, exorcized the ghosts of the two finals lost against Chile in 2015 and 2016 and created a very candid narrative around Lionel Messi heading to the World Cup that starts on Nov. 20. 

Messi, of course, was the main architect of the victory. And not only thanks to his extraterrestrial talent but also his commanding voice inside the dressing room.

River Plate, Dortmund, Nacional And Now MLS: Where Will Luis Suárez Go?

This summer's Luis Suárez transfer saga has been all over the place, and reports now place the Uruguayan in MLS.

After two seasons at Atlético Madrid, Suárez became a free agent July 1 and it was time to look for a new club. Many suggested that a move back to South America would be ideal for the striker after a 16-year career abroad. However, with Qatar around the corner, Suárez preferred to remain in Europe to prepare for his last World Cup.

“My priority is to stay in Europe,” he said.

Corinthians Se Burla Salvajemente Del Pipa Benedetto Tras Perderse Dos Penales

Boca Juniors volvió a quedar fuera de la Copa Libertadores, el máximo escenario del fútbol sudamericano. Esta vez, vía penales.

Como suele pasar, mientras la gran mayoría de los países del hemisferio norte preparan sus respectivo torneos y empiezan la pretemporada, la acción en Sudamérica no se detiene. Esta semana se están definiendo las series de octavos de final del torneo de clubes a nivel continental más antiguo del mundo y este martes fuimos testigos de tres de los ocho partidos de la ronda:

Cute Dog Interrupts Game And Bows Down To Goalkeeper GOAT Christiane Endler

Venezuela defeated Chile 1-0 in a friendly ahead of the next Copa América Femenina. Mariana Speckmaier was the hero for La Vinotinto, but the game's real star was a black dog that entered the pitch to bless us with a very needed dose of cuteness. 

Christiane Endler pets dog in Chile vs. Venezuela

The pup stole the spotlight in the middle of the first half when he set foot on the pitch of the aptly named La Granja (The Farm) Stadium. 

Ecuador World Cup Spot Is Safe: FIFA Rebuffs Chile Legal Efforts Trying To Go To Qatar

Ecuador fans can breathe again after the national team's spot in the 2022 World Cup has been confirmed. 

On Friday, FIFA Disciplinary Committee rejected a formal complaint from the Chilean soccer federation accusing Ecuador of fielding an ineligible player during the CONMEBOL qualifiers.

Well, This Is Embarrassing: TV Pundit Suggests A Dead Coach For The Colombian National Team

After a resounding failure in the CONMEBOL qualifiers, Colombia is looking for a new coach to lead them on the process road to the 2026 World Cup. The list of candidates to replace Reinaldo Rueda is long and includes names like Ricardo Gareca, Marcelo Bielsa, Jorge Jesus and Juan Carlos Osorio, among others. 

All of them are reasonable options, and all of them are alive, something we cannot say about Alejandro Sabella, the coach proposed on live TV by ex-player and pundit Julián Téllez.