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.

Pele Released From Hospital

Pele has been released from the hospital in good health after undergoing surgery on his back. He was admitted into the Albert Einstein hospital in Sao Paulo, Brazil, after suffering from a trapped nerve.  

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.

Why Mexico Will Have To Fight Ecuador And Venezuela In The Copa America

The Copa America is a tournament in which each national team, especially the weaker ones, must be attentive to what happens in the other two groups during group stage, because two of the best third place teams advance to the knockout rounds.

Short-Tempered Sanchez Comes Close to Brawling With Teammate On The Pitch

Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez comes to terms with fellow Chilean teammate Marcelo Diaz on the pitch when they faced El Salvador in a friendly before the Copa America.

The Player Of The People Is About To Take On The Best Player On The Planet

Lionel Messi and Carlos Tevez have an old rivalry, a new episode of which will start in Berlin tomorrow, when Barcelona and Juventus meet in the final of the Champions League.

This 22-Year-Old Only Scores Amazing Goals

Philippe Coutinho has scored some amazing goals this year. In fact, he has only scored amazing goals this year. And that is real cause for concern.