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.

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. 

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."

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.

Hoy En Ideas Innecesarias: Quieren Llevar El Corazón De Maradona Al Mundial De Catar

Dieciséis meses después de su muerte, hay gente que todavía quiere seguir estrujando el nombre de Diego Maradona para ganar visibilidad, dinero o quién sabe qué diablos.

¿El último ejemplo en exhibición? La agencia de publicidad Bombay está proponiendo seriamente la idea de llevar el corazón de Maradona al Mundial de Catar 2022 para que así acompañe y guíe a la selección de Argentina durante el torneo.

A Look Into The CONMEBOL Qualifiers: What Does Each Country Need To Make The Next World Cup?

Last stop in the CONMEBOL qualifiers, and there are still a few spots for the 2022 World Cup up for grabs. Brazil and Argentina are already on the plane, while Ecuador, Uruguay, Perú, Chile and Colombia are still fighting for two direct tickets and one inter-confederation playoff slot. 

What do they need to fulfill their dreams? Here we have a guide with the results that could send them to Qatar.

7 Days, 12 Can't-Miss World Cup Qualifiers: Your Complete Guide To The Madness

The final major international window before the World Cup begins Monday and lasts through early next week with crucial matches being contested across UEFA, CONMEBOL, Concacaf, CAF, AFC and OFC. We'll know 29 of the 32 competing nations in Qatar after this period, with only the inter-confederation playoffs (two spots) and a delayed European playoff final (one spot) to go. 

Who Cares About March Madness?! The Derbies Around The World That Will Heat Up Your Weekend

The planets aligned and will bring a lot of derbies around the world this weekend. Yes, you are probably very aware of El Clásico between Real Madrid and Barcelona on Sunday, but Spain is not the only country where the land will tremor with the passion of its fans. 

Derbies around the world you can watch this weekend

Here is a list of the heated rivalries you will be able to witness, in chronological order.

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