Tag Archives: Football in Latin America

Neymar at Barcelona: Brilliant Brazilian’s top 10 defining moments so far

October came bearing good news for Barcelona fans in the form of star forward Neymar signing a new five-year deal that will keep him with the Catalan club until June 2021. The Brazilian told the club’s television station Barça TV that he “feels at home” at Barcelona and that the best thing for him and his family is to […]


Generation Next: Gabriel Barbosa among 5 top young South American talents to keep an eye on in 2016

A New Year brings new time to shine for up and coming young players, and at Just Football we’re always on the lookout for the next big thing. As part of a #GenerationNext special here are five of the top young South American talents to keep an eye on in 2016… 1) Erik Age: 21 // Club: […]

River v Tigres

River Plate v Tigres UANL – 2015 Copa Libertadores Final Podcast Special Preview

It’s a huge night for South American football tonight as the final of the 2015 Copa Libertadores takes place between River Plate and Tigres UANL. After the first leg in Mexico ended 0-0 last week, we’ve resurrected the Just Football podcast to bring you a one-off special previewing the final, something to accompany you as […]


Generation Next: Meet Gerson – Fluminense’s young Brazilian prodigy tracked by Barcelona and Roma

#GenerationNext is a regular feature on Just Football tracking the best young players in world football and the next big stars you need to know about. Next in the series, Brazilian football writer Gordon Fleetwood profiles Gerson – the young Brazilian prodigy attracting interest from Barcelona and AS Roma… Name: Gerson Santos da Silva Date […]

Aaron Ramsey

Aaron Ramsey: Choosing between ‘sublime’ Alexis Sanchez and Real Madrid star Gareth Bale impossible

Arsenal star Aaron Ramsey has said it would be too difficult for him to choose between Alexis Sanchez and Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale. The 24-year-old midfielder was asked to pick between Arsenal team-mate Sanchez and Bale, his colleague at international level for Wales. Ramsey however stayed diplomatic in his response, raving about the quality of both […]


Copa Libertadores: Can Tigres UANL become the first Mexican side to win the title?

The Copa Libertadores 2015 gets back underway after a few months break this week. We profile the team looking to make history as one of four remaining teams, as Tom Harrison gives the lowdown on semi-finalists Tigres UANL… After turning around a first-leg single goal deficit to overcome Ecuadorian side Emelec in the quarters, Mexican side Tigres UANL find […]


Generation Next: Robert Kenedy Nunes – Introducing Chelsea’s New Brazilian Wonderkid

Generation Next is a regular feature on Just Football in which we track and profile the best young players in the world, the exciting young prospects you need to know about. Robert Kenedy Nunes is a player we first highlighted two years ago on Just Football. Now he’s off to Chelsea as part of a […]

Copa America 2015

Aguero, Coutinho, Sanchez… 10 players who could light up Copa America 2015

The summer is here and you know what that means… international tournament time! There’s no World Cup to keep you busy this time around, but the Copa America 2015 promises to be as exciting as ever. Here are 10 players who could do big things in Chile… Copa America 2015: 10 players who could light up […]


Generation Next: 10 future stars to look out for at the Sudamericano U20 2015

The 2015 South American Youth Football Championship (Sudamericano U20) begins this week in Uruguay, offering the chance to catch a glimpse of some of South America’s hottest young prospects in action. The likes of Neymar, Alexis Sanchez and Lionel Messi have all represented their countries at the Sudamericano U20 in years gone by and there are […]