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Argentina win pre-Olympic tournament but Brazil may be South America's best hope in Tokyo

Ballon d'Or and World Cup winner Kaka joined an amateur six-a-side game in Hoxton, London.

The only gold medals that Uruguay has accumulated in Olympic history came from men's football, all the way back in 1924 and 1928. For a while they could dream of ending the drought in Tokyo this year.

After miraculous qualification for the decisive second round of the South American Under-23 Championships, they closed their campaign with an emphatic 3-1 win over tournament hosts Colombia.

Uruguay's fate lay in the hands of Argentina, who had already booked a place and did not even have to retain...

Argentina can eliminate Brazil from Olympics in Under-23 championships finale

Argentina can knock out arch-rivals and defending Olympic gold medalists Brazil from Tokyo 2020.

There will be an epic finale to the South American Under-23 Championships on Sunday night.

The tournament qualifies two teams for this year's Tokyo Olympics. Argentina have already booked their spot -- and have the chance, in the closing game, to eliminate their great rivals and the reigning gold medalists Brazil.

The first game of the night pits Uruguay against the hosts Colombia. If there is a winner, then Brazil have only one route to the Olympics -- beating an Argentina side that have won all...

Brazil's Bruno Guimaraes shows promise, poise at U-23 tournament

Can Bruno Guimaraes use the Under-23 tournament as a launching pad to Europe?

Captaining the side, Bruno Guimaraes bestrode the field like a colossus on Sunday night as Brazil's got their campaign underway in the South American Under-23 championships with a 1-0 win over Peru.

In theory he was the most defensive of Brazil's central midfielders. But against opponents who, especially in the first half, were extremely cautious, Bruno Guimaraes was everywhere. Strong on the ball, strong of personality, he was linking up with and running beyond the strikers, setting moves in...

Real Madrid sign Brazilian wonderkid Reinier from Flamengo

Craig Burley questions whether a "knee-jerk reaction" at Barcelona will lead to Real Madrid winning La Liga.
The FC guys say the Spanish Super Cup lacked the atmosphere that a final should have.

Real Madrid have beaten Barcelona and Manchester City to the €30 million signing of teen sensation Reinier Jesus from Flamengo.

The Brazil youth international is with his country's under-23 squad preparing for the CONMEBOL pre-Olympics tournament later this month.

A club source told ESPN that the signing is "a confirmation of Real Madrid's gamble" to recruit the best young talents.

Reinier, who joins on a contract until June 2026, scored six goals in Flamengo's 2019 Brazilian league title-winning...