Central & South America

Breaking: Neymar’s Future Has Been Decided

PARIS - Brazil forward Neymar has signed a new contract with Paris Saint-Germain that will keep him in the French capital until 2025, the Ligue 1 club said on Saturday.

The 29-year-old Neymar, who joined PSG in 2017 from Spanish club Barcelona for a record transfer fee of $270 million, has agreed a deal French media reported will earn him an annual salary of $36.50 million.

Neymar said he wanted to leave PSG in 2019 amid media reports he was keen on returning to Barcelona, but he stayed in Paris and helped PSG reach the Champions League final last season.

¿Conca-MX? Los Clubes Mexicanos Siguen Mandando En La Liga De Campeones Concacaf

En México se respira, come y bebe fútbol. El balompié es el deporte rey en el mundo entero y en México no es la excepción. Los aztecas han invertido dantescas cantidades de dinero en su liga y en la adquisición de jugadores de enjundia, que pueden marcar la diferencia en momentos claves de un partido de fútbol. Igualmente, las categorías inferiores tampoco se quedan atrás. México se ha coronado dos veces en mundiales juveniles. La pregunta del millón: ¿Dónde juegan esas estrellas del Tri campeonas de los mundiales Sub-17 de 2005 y 2011 en la actualidad?

Lionel Messi’s 50th Free Kick Goal For Barcelona Was An Unstoppable Force

VALENCIA, Spain - Lionel Messi scored a 50th free kick goal for Barcelona as he led his side to a quick-fire comeback to win 3-2 at Valencia on Sunday and keep the pressure on LaLiga title rivals Atlético Madrid and Real Madrid.

With coach Ronald Koeman serving a touchline ban, Barça fell behind in the 50th minute when Valencia defender Gabriel Paulista headed home from a corner after keeper Marc-André ter Stegen had stumbled in his attempt to come for the ball.

Pasó De Todo: El Palpitante 4-4 Entre Nacional Y Atlético Nacional En Copa Libertadores

No hay como una noche de Copa Libertadores. Siempre pasa algo y ayer los responsables fueron Nacional de Uruguay y Atlético Nacional de Colombia, quienes regalaron al mundo un vibrante empate 4-4, en el marco de la segunda fecha del Grupo F.

Restoring Parity: The Current CCL Format Has Been Detrimental To Smaller Clubs, But Change Is Coming

When the topic of the CONCACAF Champions League (CCL) is discussed among American soccer fans, the inevitable focus is on the struggles of MLS sides in the competition.

Since the tournament was expanded and renamed in 2008, a Mexican side has won the title every season. More than half of the CCL finals have been contested between Liga MX teams and only four MLS sides have reached the final in that timespan.

The last American team to lift the trophy was LA Galaxy back in 2000, only the second MLS club to win in the 33 seasons of the competition up to that point.

World Finds Joy In Quality Of Ezequiel Barco’s Strike And Response Of 20,335 Fans

Ezequiel Barco and Emerson Hyndman each had goals to lead host Atlanta United to a 3-1 victory over Chicago Fire FC on Saturday night.

After not scoring in its MLS opener last week against Orlando City and mustering only two goals in three matches overall, Atlanta United (1-0-1, 4 points) found its offensive spark in front of a 50-percent capacity crowd in its home opener.

Australia Coach Wants Messi Included In What He Calls Tokyo’s “Group Of Dreams”

MELBOURNE - Upbeat Australia coach Graham Arnold has urged Argentina to bring Lionel Messi to the Olympics and described their tough pool as Tokyo's "group of dreams.”

Drawn with twice champions Argentina, 1992 winners Spain and Egypt, the “Olyroos” face an uphill battle to reach the knockout rounds of the 16-team tournament, their first Games since Beijing in 2008.

América Y Cruz Azul Se Verán Las Caras En Una Nueva Edición Del Clásico Joven

El próximo sábado 17 de abril los protagonistas del célebre “Clásico Joven” se medirán por el liderato del torneo mexicano. América deberá imponerse si quiere alcanzar el sitial de honor del Campeonato. Por su parte, a la máquina cementera le sirve un empate para conservar el primer lugar. “Clásico Joven” no tan joven, o más clásico que joven. Rivalidad de vieja data, que ensalza la pasión desbordada que en México se tiene por el fútbol.

Se Hace Defensa Y Justicia: Los Halcones De Varela Ganan La Recopa Sudamericana Ante Palmeiras

Réplica de aquel pasaje bíblico entre David y Goliath o aquel sorpresivo Leicester City F.C. que consiguió el título de la Premier League en la temporada 2015-2016. Defensa y Justicia, un equipo que recién ascendió a la división de honor del balompié argentino en 2014, ganó en enero la Copa Sudamericana 2020 y ahora sorprende a propios y extraños quedándose con la Recopa Sudamericana 2021, luego de vencer a la Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras.

Edinson Cavani’s Flying Header Seals Manchester United’s Comeback Win At Tottenham

LONDON - Late goals by Edinson Cavani and Mason Greenwood sealed Manchester United a 3-1 comeback win against Tottenham Hotspur, cementing their place in the Premier League top-four and leaving the London club's hopes of joining them looking slim on Sunday.

Cavani had a goal controversially ruled out in an otherwise dull first half shortly before Son Heung-min gave Tottenham a 40th-minute lead with their first shot on target.

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