The centre-back has one cap for the national side
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Wednesday 15 February 2012
Journalists in Brazil are calling for more protection after a journalist who campaigned against corruption was shot dead, just days after the murder of another journalist.
Friday 30 December 2011
President Hugo Chavez has asked if the US government might somehow be responsible for the rash of cancer cases among Latin American leaders.
Wednesday 07 December 2011
Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge says the Bundesliga powerhouse will not sign any more young South American players.
Friday 02 December 2011
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Saturday 12 November 2011
Club captain Antolin Alcaraz has issued an apology for the spitting incident that has landed him a three-match ban.
Wednesday 09 November 2011
Wigan captain Antolin Alcaraz has accepted an Football Association charge for spitting at an opponent during Sunday's 3-1 defeat at Wolves.
Tuesday 08 November 2011
Welcome to The South American Football Show in association with The Independent.
Monday 25 July 2011
Diego Forlan scored twice after Luis Suarez's opening goal as Uruguay beat Paraguay 3-0 to win the Copa America last night and be crowned South American champions for a record 15th time.
Saturday 23 July 2011
A new order in South American football? Perhaps not, but there is something to savour in the fact that, despite the best efforts of the organisers, tomorrow's Copa America final will be between Uruguay and Paraguay and not, for the third time running, feature Brazil and Argentina.
Friday 22 July 2011
Paraguay coach Gerardo Martino will watch the Copa America final from the stands after he was suspended for two games following a brawl at the end of their semi-final win over Venezuela.
Thursday 21 July 2011
Paraguay beat Venezuela 5-3 in a penalty shootout to reach the final of the Copa America for the first time since 1979 after a fortunate goalless draw last night.
Wednesday 20 July 2011
Uruguay awaits the winner of Paraguay and Venezuela in the final of the 2011 Copa América.
Tuesday 19 July 2011
Mano Menezes has defended his Brazil team, insisting that his record was not "all negative" after they were eliminated in the quarter-final of the Copa America on Sunday night. Brazil lost 2-0 on penalties to Paraguay after drawing 0-0 in 120 minutes. Brazilian newspaper O Globo described it as an act of "historical incompetence".
Monday 18 July 2011
Another penalty shoot-out; another giant falls. A day after Argentina went out of the Copa America to Uruguay, holders Brazil also crashed out last night, beaten 2-0 in a shoot-out by Paraguay after a 0-0 draw in their quarter-final in La Plata .
Sunday 17 July 2011
The penultimate quarter-final of the 2011 Copa América sees Brazil and Paraguay play out a rematch of a Group B clash that ended in a 2-2 draw.
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