CONMEBOL

Lionel Messi accuses Copa America officials of “bulls**t” refereeing and bias towards Brazil

Argentina captain Lionel Messi blasted the Copa America referees following his team’s exit from the…

CONMEBOL says it backs Infantino for FIFA president

ASUNCION (Reuters) – The South American Football Confederation CONMEBOL will back Gianni Infantino’s bid for…

Chile says negotiations have broken down with coach Sampaoli

SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Chile’s football association (ANFP) said on Thursday that negotiations had broken down…

CONMEBOL soccer clubs create alliance to defend financial rights

MONTEVIDEO (Reuters) – South America’s top soccer clubs on Monday created an alliance to defend…

Jorge Sampaoli

Chile’s national team coach Sampaoli to stay on, for now

SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Jorge Sampaoli will stay on as the coach of Chile’s national team…

CONMEBOL

Paraguay officials raid South American soccer confederation CONMEBOL

By Daniela Desantis ASUNCION (Reuters) – Paraguayan state prosecutors on Thursday raided the headquarters of…

Marco Polo Del Nero

Brazil football chief Del Nero to go on leave again

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazilian football boss Marco Polo Del Nero, one of 16…

Uruguay’s Figueredo admits to accepting bribes in soccer probe – trial lawyer

MONTEVIDEO (Reuters) – Former head of South America’s CONMEBOL soccer body Eugenio Figueredo has admitted…

Swiss announce extraditions to U.S. and Uruguay in soccer corruption probe

By Malena Castaldi MONTEVIDEO (Reuters) – Switzerland extradited a former Costa Rican soccer boss to…

Switzerland OKs extradition of soccer’s Figueredo to Uruguay

MONTEVIDEO (Reuters) – Switzerland has authorized the extradition of Eugenio Figueredo, the former head of…

Brazil, Argentina and Mexico join U.S. as top Copa seeds

(Reuters) – Brazil, Argentina, Mexico and the United States are the top four seeds for…

Juan Angel Napout

Two football officials plead not guilty in FIFA bribe case

By Nate Raymond and David Ingram NEW YORK (Reuters) – Two football bosses including a…

Swiss extradite FIFA official Napout to U.S. in corruption probe

ZURICH (Reuters) – FIFA Vice-President Juan Angel Napout, president of the South American football confederation…

Younger Fred banned by CONMEBOL for a year over drug use

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazil midfielder Fred, no relation to the veteran striker of…

Wilmar Valdez

CONMEBOL to have first vote in three decades after arrested boss quits

REUTERS – Paraguayan Juan Angel Napout’s resignation as president of the South American Football Confederation…

FIFA

Guatemalan soccer official arrested on cruise ship off Florida

By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) – A top Guatemalan soccer official and judge on…

Juan Angel Napout

Arrested FIFA officials banned from soccer for 90 days

ZURICH (Reuters) – FIFA executive committee members Juan Angel Napout and Alfredo Hawit have been…

CONMEBOL

South American soccer bosses charged in latest FIFA graft probe

By Mark Hosenball and Joshua Franklin WASHINGTON/ZURICH (Reuters) – Soccer bosses from across South and…

CONCACAF’s Hawit, CONMEBOL’s Napout as arrested FIFA officials

ZURICH (Reuters) – Switzerland’s Federal Office of Justice (FOJ) named Alfredo Hawit of Honduras, acting…

CBF Brazil Marco Polo Del Nero

Brazil’s Del Nero quits post on FIFA executive committee

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – The head of the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) has resigned…

Alexis Sanchez

Sanchez hits out after flurry of cards in Chile defeat

MONTEVIDEO (Reuters) – Alexis Sanchez launched another fusillade in Chile’s football feud with Uruguay after…

Douglas Costa

Inspired Costa leads Brazil to 3-0 win over Peru

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – An inspired performance from Douglas Costa helped Brazil to a 3-0…

Ecuador

Ecuador punish blundering Venezuela to notch fourth win

PUERTO ORDAZ, Venezuela (Reuters) – Ecuador ruthlessly exposed Venezuela’s defensive frailties on their way to…

Gerardo Martino

Argentine FA chief backs beleaguered coach Martino

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Argentina’s worst start to a World Cup qualifying campaign does not…

Dunga Brazil

Unpopular Dunga urges fans to get behind Brazil

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil have never lost a match in Salvador’s Fonte Nova stadium…

Gerardo Martino

Brazil will counter-attack against Argentina, says Martino

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Brazil will sit back and absorb Argentina pressure before breaking out…

Carlos Tevez

Injured Tevez out of Argentina World Cup qualifiers

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Argentina striker Carlos Tevez has pulled out of their squad for…

Figueredo

Figueredo hopes to cooperate with Uruguay to avoid U.S. extradition

MONTEVIDEO (Reuters) – Former FIFA vice president Eugenio Figueredo is willing to collaborate with the…

Conmebol take control of rights for 2016 Copa America

SANTIAGO (Reuters) – The South American football confederation has taken over the management of sponsorship…

Brazil

Willian scores twice as Brazil beat Venezuela 3-1

REUTERS – Willian scored after 40 seconds and added a second just before the break…