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USA to host its first Copa America tournament in 2016

It’s official. CONCACAF and CONMEBOL announced today that the United States will host the Copa America tournament in 2016 for the first time in the country’s history. The 2016 tournament marks the tournament’s 100th anniversary and will feature 10 CONMEBOL (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela) and 6 CONCACAF teams (including…


Blues, Atleti contest might hinge on Hazard, Juanfran

On one end of the Stamford Bridge pitch, the Gary Cahill, Diego Costa contest could prove critical. At the other end, today when Atlético Madrid takes on Chelsea in UCL semifinal action, it might come down to the battle between Blues’ winger Eden Hazard and Rojiblancos fullback Juanfran. Affectionately known by most as Juanfran, Juan Francisco Torres…

Real Madrid v FC Bayern Muenchen - UEFA Champions League Semi Final

Experienced Ribery to take on exuberant Carvajal today in Munich

In addition to the individual contest between Cristiano Ronaldo and Philipp Lahm today as Real Madrid faces Bayern Munich in the UEFA Champions League semifinals, another mouthwatering matchup will be happening on the opposite side of the field between Los Blancos youngster Daniel Carvajal and reigning European Player of theYear Franck Ribery. Mercurial Vapor IX…