South America

Lionel Messi is top South American international scorer

Messi, 34, overtook Pelé's total of 77 by netting all three goals during Argentina's 3-0 win against Bolivia in World Cup qualifying. He now has 79 for the national team.

published on : 10th September 2021

Argentina cruises with Messi, Brazil and Uruguay win in FIFA 2022 Qualifying tournament

The top four teams in South American qualifiers get direct spots at next year’s World Cup in Qatar, and the fifth-place team will go into an intercontinental playoff.

published on : 10th September 2021

Brazil, Argentina in action as South America restarts FIFA World Cup qualifying amid COVID-19 rise

Chile lost midfielder Arturo Vidal to COVID-19 only two days before the clash against its rival. The same reason forced Lasarte to leave defender Paulo Díaz out.

published on : 2nd June 2021

Recent surges of COVID in India, South America left people gasping for breath before our eyes: UN chief

Guterres stressed that vaccinating quickly and thoroughly around the world, together with continued public health measures, are the only way to end the pandemic.

published on : 23rd May 2021

South American soccer to receive 50,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine

CONMEBOL announced that the jabs will be used to inoculate players ahead of the Copa America in June and for other regional tournaments.

published on : 28th April 2021

Panama imposes temporary ban on travellers from South America

According to the latest health ministry data, Panama has a total of 353,497 confirmed coronavirus cases, while the country's COVID-19 death toll stands at over 6,000.

published on : 28th March 2021