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A scandal cost Brazil billionaire bank CEO his job, but not control

Reuters
Andre Esteves making key decisions for BTG Pactual Esteves oversees BTG push into retail banking Esteves has no plans for formal BTG management role SAO PAULO/NEW YORK, July 19 (Reuters) – Twenty-three days in a Rio de Janeiro jail and getting stripped of his chief executive role were enough to......

Copa America memories: Messi’s moment dominates a unique competition

ESPN
The Copa America ended on Saturday night with glory for Lionel Messi and Argentina, after the legendary forward finally won his first major title at the senior level after nine losing efforts. What will we take away from South America’s flagship tournament after so much turmoil and uncertainty around who......

Argentina’s team effort over Brazil leads Lionel Messi to Copa America glory

ESPN
In the end, Brazil‘s dependence on Neymar was greater than Argentina‘s on Lionel Messi. Argentina’s 12th goal of the tournament was the first and only one not to involve Messi — and it was enough to bring Messi the first senior title of his international career, as well as Argentina’s......

Messi and Argentina Finally Have Their Peace

Sports Illustrated
SI – For more and to sign up click here Avi Creditor It was a moment that would have made any Argentina fan immediately conjure the ghosts of finals past, at least those over the last 28 years.  In the 88th minute of the Copa América final and Argentina leading......

Messi and Argentina Beat Brazil to Win the Copa América

New York Times
Andrew Das Lionel Messi finally ticked the last empty box in his glittering soccer career on Saturday night, leading Argentina past host Brazil, 1-0, in the final of the Copa América in Rio de Janeiro. The trophy was Messi’s first with Argentina after a string of painful, agonizing, maddening failures,......

How to Watch Copa America final: Argentina vs. Brazil

Sports Illustrated
http://www.si.com/.image/c_limit%2Ccs_srgb%2Cfl_progressive%2Ch_1200%2Cq_auto:good%2Cw_1200/MTgyMzMzMTI5Mzg4NzI5Njcy/lionel-messi-arg.jpg Andrew Gastelum Saturday’s Copa América final will be one of Lionel Messi’s last chances at a first trophy with Argentina, but a nearly flawless Brazil will be at home at the Maracanã with a chance to defend its title. In search of Argentina’s first Copa América title since 1993,......

Messi vs. Neymar, England vs. Italy: Biggest football weekend this side of World Cup

ESPN
This is it. This is our reward for 16 months that saw the world turned inside out. Sixteen months that saw that most reliable of metronomes dictating our weekly routine stop entirely for three months, before returning in a weird fashion: no fans, masked coaches on the benches and echoes......

Copa America final: Will Neymar, Brazil beat Messi’s Argentina?

ESPN
FIFA president Gianni Infantino’s weekend will be full as he’ll be in Rio de Janeiro for Saturday’s Copa America final between Argentina and Brazil before charging across the Atlantic to London for Sunday’s decider of Euro 2020 between England and Italy (watch the Euro final at 3 p.m. ET Sunday......

Brazil, Argentina Set Stage for an Epic Copa América Final

Sports Illustrated
SI – For more and to sign up click here Avi Creditor Neymar wanted Argentina. Well, Neymar has Argentina. For the first time since 2007, South American titans Brazil and Argentina will meet in the Copa América final, with the latter’s dramatic penalty-kick triumph (3–2) over Colombia in Tuesday’s semifinal......

These are the most-searched ‘bucket list’ travel experiences in the world

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here People may not have traveled much during the past year, but that didn’t stop them from searching for ideas online. Luxury travel operator Unforgettable Travel wanted to know which travel experiences people searched the most during the past year. With......

Neymar wants Brazil to face Argentina in Copa America final

Reuters
Soccer Football – Copa America 2021 – Semi Final – Brazil v Peru – Estadio Nilton Santos, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – July 5, 2021 Brazil’s Neymar is interviewed after the match REUTERS/Sergio Moraes RIO DE JANEIRO, July 6 (Reuters) – Brazil forward Neymar said he hopes Argentina will be......

Argentina-Brazil final is possible, but more Messi magic may be needed

ESPN
Some people are making a fuss about the fact that Lionel Messi has 76 goals for Argentina, just one fewer than Pele’s total for Brazil, which is the record for South American male players. Others are making a fuss about the prospect of Copa America glory propelling Messi to another......

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