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Sportzwiki Year Review: Top Ten 2016 Encounters That Stunned The Football World

/ 24 December 2016

The past twelve months have thrown up some classic matches, memorable incidents and remarkable feats. This year has given us many spine-chilling ends, from last minute free kick goals, heroic save by a goalkeeper to


Why Messi’s international retirement seems a bit emotional?

/ 27 June 2016
Messi’s international retirement seems a bit emotional

Messi’s international retirement seems a bit emotional

Yes, it’s fact. We will never see Lionel Messi in an Argentina shirt again. Let that just sink in. The best footballer in the world right now, some would argue the greatest of all time,


Breaking: Lionel Messi retires from international football

/ 27 June 2016
Messi cannot be Argentina's saviour always: coach Martino

In a shocking interview after Argentina lost to Chile in the Copa America final, Lionel Messi says he’s done with international football and confirmed he is retiring from international football. Following Argentina’s loss, Lionel Messi


Chile’s Sanchez, Diaz nursing injuries ahead of Copa semi-final

Chile's Sanchez, Diaz nursing injuries ahead of Copa semi-final

Chile's Sanchez, Diaz nursing injuries ahead of Copa semi-final

Chicago, June 21 (IANS) Injured midfielders Alexis Sanchez and Marcelo Diaz remained on the sidelines here during Chile football team’s first practice for their Copa America semi-final against Colombia. During the 15 minutes of the


Argentina outclass Panama to enter Copa America quarters

Argentina outclass Panama to enter Copa America quarters

Argentina outclass Panama to enter Copa America quarters

Chicago, June 11 (IANS) Lionel Messi scored a late hat-trick as Argentina thrashed 10-man Panama 5-0 to enter the quarter-finals of the Copa America Centenario football tournament here. Coming on as a substitute in the


Venezuela win 1-0 against 10-man Jamaica

Venezuela win 1-0 against 10-man Jamaica

Venezuela win 1-0 against 10-man Jamaica

Chicago (Illinois), June 6 (IANS) Venezuela earned a 1-0 win against 10-man Jamaica in a Copa America Centenario Group C football match. Jamaica created several early chances with a direct play here on Sunday, most notably


Late goals lift Mexico to 3-1 win vs Uruguay

Late goals lift Mexico to 3-1 win vs Uruguay

Late goals lift Mexico to 3-1 win vs Uruguay

Glendale (Arizona), June 6 (IANS) Late goals from Rafael Marquez and Hector Herrera helped Mexico survive the loss of playmaker Andres Guardado to a red card and win 3-1 against Uruguay in the Copa America


Copa America: History of the oldest continental football tournament

Copa America: History of the oldest continental football tournament

Copa America: History of the oldest continental football tournament

Santa Clara (California), June 1 (IANS) The Copa America is the oldest continental team tournament in the history of football with its first edition being played in 1916. The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup


Shocking: Official statement from Real Madrid – Star player out of Copa America due to injury!

/ 31 May 2016

Real Madrid release official statement on Navas's injury

Real Madrid star goalkeeper and Costa Rica’s No 1, Keylor Navas is set to miss the Copa America Centenario after getting injured. This Monday Costa Rican federation announced that Saprissa goalkeeper Danny Carvajal has replaced


Copa America Centenario draw

/ 24 February 2016

New York, Feb 22 (IANS) Following is the draw for 2016 Copa America Centenario made on Sunday, according to Xinhua. Group A United States Colombia Costa Rica Paraguay Group B Brazil Ecuador Haiti Peru Group C