South America's under-20 championships kick off this week. Success there can lead to Qatar 2022 for nations and to global stardom for their stars.
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Rodrigo Bentancur, 21, may be the most improved player in Italy and considering his football upbringing it is no surprise he plays beyond his years.
The Guinness world record holder is now set to continue his career at Rio Branco after signing a six-month deal.
The next World Cup is four years away, but if it began today, how would the major nations line up? We asked our writers to look into the future.
France striker Kylian Mbappe went off nursing a shoulder injury as they beat Uruguay 1-0 with an Olivier Giroud penalty.
"I sent Neymar a video of his clash with Edinson via WhatsApp and he just laughed in response, so that says it all."
Hosts of next summer's Copa America, Brazil are feeling a sense of urgency. In their friendly win over Uruguay, they hardly looked like favourites.
Neymar scored a contested second-half penalty to give Brazil a 1-0 friendly win over Uruguay on a gloomy Friday at the Emirates Stadium in London.
The friendly between Brazil and Uruguay featured four of football's best forwards, and Neymar didn't disappoint, delivering the Selecao a 1-0 win.
The tournament will take place on the 100th anniversary of the first World Cup in Uruguay in 1930.
Brazil and Uruguay -- the favorites for the 2019 Copa America -- can use their upcoming friendly in London to tinker with their talented midfields.
Japan made it three wins out of three under new coach Hajime Moriyasu with a thrilling 4-3 victory over Uruguay in a friendly on Tuesday night.
Paulo Bento picked up his second win in three games since taking charge as South Korea beat Uruguay 2-1.
Uruguay has the raw material to be a contender for the 2022 World Cup. That's why veteran boss Oscar Washington Tabarez won't retire anytime soon.
Brazil will play Uruguay in a friendly on Nov. 16 at London's Emirates Stadium.
One of the international break's standout games sees Brazil meet Argentina, but like many other CONMEBOL nations, both sides are in a state of flux.
Luis Suarez is fit to start Barcelona's league game against Valencia on Sunday despite concerns over a knee injury.
After a short stint in charge between 1988 and 1990, Oscar Tabarez took over again in 2006 and has led the South American nation ever since.
Hirving Lozano was one of the few bright spots in Mexico's 4-1 loss to Uruguay. Here are three quick takes from the game.
Luis Suarez scored twice and added an assist as Uruguay beat Mexico 4-1 in Houston on Friday.
Mexico returns to the pitch for the first time since the World Cup with a friendly against Uruguay. Here's what to watch for in Friday's friendly.
With El Tri playing Uruguay on Friday, we look at some notable names from the South American country who've made their mark in Mexico.
Edinson Cavani is being rested after only recently returning to full fitness following a hamstring injury sustained at the World Cup.
Uruguay stars Luis Suarez and Diego Godin were players who expressed FIFA's decision to take temporary control of the country's federation.