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Australia will face Lionel Messi and Argentina in next year's Copa America after being drawn alongside the tournament co-hosts.
Brazil forward Gabriel Jesus has been hit with a two month international ban over his dismissal in last month's Copa America final
South American football's ruling body CONMEBOL sanctioned Argentine federation president Claudio Tapia over an attack on a Copa America referee.
As Brazil geared up for the Copa America, a Neymar-induced pall of doom and gloom threatened to scupper the host nation's chances before a ball had been kicked.
Ten-man Brazil held on to win the Copa America on home soil despite Gabriel Jesus's dismissal with a victory over Peru.
Lionel Messi was harshly sent off as Argentina secured third place at the Copa America with victory over Chile.
Brazil will be looking to maintain their defensive invincibility against Peru in the Copa America final, midfielder Casemiro says.
At 36 years young, Brazil captain Dani Alves could be forgiven if he was thinking of hanging up his boots and admiring his bursting trophy cabinet.
Peru coach Ricardo Gareca praised his side for overcoming adversity after they reached the Copa America final with a win over defending champions Chile.
Peru stunned defending champions Chile 3-0 to reach the final of the Copa America for the first time in 44 years.
Chile coach Reinaldo Rueda has called up a squad entirely made up of overseas-based players for his side's friendly against Peru later this month.
Argentina star Lionel Messi was hit with a suspension over his dismissal during the Copa America third-place play-off against Chile.
The referee accused by Argentina at the Copa America of having made "serious and gross" mistakes during their semi-final defeat to Brazil has hit back.
Brazil coach Tite told Lionel Messi to show some respect following claims from the Argentina captain that the Copa America had been "fixed" so the hosts would win.
South American football governing body CONMEBOL has hit back at Argentine superstar Lionel Messi after he accused the body of corruption.
Argentina's football association have asked the company supplying the VAR technology at the Copa America to clarify if there was any interference in their clash with Brazil.
After scoring 17 goals in 34 matches for Brazil, it might seem absurd to say it, but Gabriel Jesus was under pressure coming into the Copa America.
Brazil revelation Everton said his life has changed since his performances at the Copa America brought him global attention.
Brazil's attacking midfielder Willian will miss the Copa America final against either champions Chile or Peru after injuring his hamstring.
Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni insisted the future is bright for his squad despite their defeat to Brazil as they failed to reach the Copa America final.
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