The Copa America gave plenty of clues for the 2022 World Cup hopes of winners Brazil, Lionel Messi's Argentina and South America's other nations.
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Of course Brazil will celebrate their Copa America crown, but it's just one more step toward their ultimate goal of another World Cup triumph.
Gabriel Jesus scored and assisted on goals before being sent off in Brazil's 3-1 win over Peru in the Copa America final on Sunday in Rio.
Two friends from Peru drove a Volkswagen Beetle across South America to watch their side defy the odds to reach the Copa America final.
Brazil aren't "back" yet, but they were deserving winners of the 2019 Copa America and have a squad, and manager, that has shown they can deliver.
Before Brazil and Peru's meeting to determine who will be crowned kings of South America, Gab Marcotti breaks down the Copa America final matchup.
Few would have predicted such a one-sided Copa America semifinal, but Peru bore little resemblance to the side that struggled in previous games.
Peru advanced to the final of the Copa America and a date with hosts Brazil after beating reigning champions Chile 3-0 on Wednesday.
Copa America semifinals: Pressure on Brazil and Argentina, while Chile and Peru play with house money
The Copa America semifinals (live on ESPN+) are a contrast. In one, neither team dares lose. In the other, both sides are just happy to be there.
Peru were more than happy to sit back and defend against Uruguay, which revealed the attacking issues that Luis Suarez and Co. are facing.
Luis Suarez missed Uruguay's first penalty in a shootout loss as Peru clinched a spot into the Copa America semifinals.
We are down to the final eight teams in the Copa America. Here is the lowdown on each of the four quarterfinal clashes (all live on ESPN+).
The phony war of the Copa America group phase is over. Tim Vickery previews all four quarterfinals, including a very familiar Brazil-Paraguay game.
Copa America hosts Brazil finished top of their group with a convincing performance in a 5-0 victory over Peru in Sao Paulo on Saturday.
Peru came from behind to win 3-1 to beat Bolivia in Copa America action on Tuesday.
Venezuela and Peru began their Copa America with a nervous 0-0 draw on Saturday in a stop-start match that saw VAR disallow two Peruvian goals.