Central & South America

Can Kaka Become Brazil's Top All-Time Scorer In World Cup Qualifiers?

Kaka is two goals away from becoming Brazil’s all-time leading scorer in World Cup qualifiers, but his toughest obstacle will not be Venezuela.

In order to surpass Zico and Romario, both with 11 goals, the Orlando City player will have to persuade Brazil coach Dunga into letting him play.

The Brazilian manager called up Kaka to replace Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho, who got injured before he could make his debut in World Cup qualifiers. The other main absence in Brazil’s squad is the team’s star, Neymar.

Transfer Fee History: How Much Did Real Madrid Pay For James Rodriguez?

James Rodriguez made a big splash at the 2014 World Cup, prompting Real Madrid to spend a boatload of money to buy the Colombian attacking midfielder from Monaco. We went through Rodriguez's transfer histry to figure out how much he cost each time he was bought and sold throughout his career.

James Rodriguez Transfer Fee History and Appreciation On Spend

Tigres Challenge River Plate In Copa Libertadores: No More Ties

Copa Libertadores – started in 1960 as “Copa de Campeones de América” but, since 1965, played under its current name – comes this Wednesday to its conclusion. Tigres de Mexico and River Plate of Argentina will face off in the Monumental de Buenos Aires.

The first leg, played on the Tigres home turf, saw a 0-0 draw. This is not entirely surprising, given the fact that these rivals have met two other times so far in 2015 and there has never been a winner. The three games total, including the first leg of the final, have all ended in draws: 1-1, 2-2 and 0-0 respectively.

Kaka Named Captain Of The MLS All-Star Team

After a fan vote on Snapchat, Orlando City midfielder Kaka has been chosen as captain of the MLS All-Star team. 

Kaka, a former world player of the year, is tied for fourth in MLS with nine goals on the season and has two assists on the year. He was signed by Orlando City on a free transfer from AC Milan last Juy, but spent last season on loan at Sao Paulo because Orlando City didn't technically play in MLS yet.

More than 13,000 votes were cast to decide the captain.