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FFA confirm Socceroos to play at next year's Copa América

FFA confirm Socceroos to play at next year's Copa América

The Socceroos will broaden their horizons next year after accepting an invitation from the South American confederation, Conmebol, to take part in the 2020 Copa América in Argentina and Colombia. It is the first time Australia will participate in the quadrennial South American tournament which, unlike the Asian Cup or European Championships, invites

Messi’s misery: Why the Argentina star needs to step up at the Copa America

Messi’s misery: Why the Argentina star needs to step up at the Copa America

When the Copa America starts this weekend, Lionel Messi will face the familiar situation of carrying the weight of a nation's hopes and expectations on his shoulders. Argentina’s chances will again largely rest on the genius in the number 10 shirt; invested in him will be his country’s dreams of ending a 26-year wait for a major international trophy

Brazil bound: Socceroos set for world stage

Brazil bound: Socceroos set for world stage

Australia will face Argentina or Brazil in their 2020 Copa America group, with Football Federation Australia set to confirm its involvement at the end of this week. The groups have been decided, except for the whereabouts of the Socceroos and the other invited team, Qatar. The northern group will be played in Colombia, featuring the co-hosts, Brazil,

Copa America: Why are Japan and Qatar playing? Has Lionel Messi ever won it?

Copa America: Why are Japan and Qatar playing? Has Lionel Messi ever won it?

The Copa America kicks off this weekend when hosts Brazil take on Bolivia. Here, RT Sport brings you all you need to know about the South American football extravaganza – including why Japan and Qatar are taking part. WHEN DOES IT START? Hosts Brazil start proceedings against Bolivia in their Group A match at Estadio Cicero Pompeu de Toledo (commonly