The Copa America has plenty to offer: bitter rivals, the luminary likes of Messi, Neymar and Suarez, plus fan fervor bordering on the religious. Sebastian Saam has the low-down on the Copa America.
Argentina are going to the World Cup in Russia next year thanks to a superb Lionel Messi hat-trick, as the Albiceleste defeated Ecuador 3-1. Elsewhere, Peru pipped Chile to fifth in the South American qualifying group.
Goals either side of half time from Edinson Cavani carried Uruguay to the last eight and ended Portugal’s chances of winning consecutive major tournaments. But a late injury to Cavani may be a blow to Uruguay’s hopes.
He's widely regarded as one of the best ever to play the game but international football hasn't always been kind to Lionel Messi. Now his Argentina side are in serious danger of failing to qualify for Russia 2018.
From shocking upsets to unfathomable goals, the 2018 World Cup has had football fans around the world on the edge of their seats during the group stage. But what have we learned so far?
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