CONMEBOL president Alejandro Dominguez called Atletico Nacional's proposal to give the Copa Sudamericana 2016 title to Chapecoense "admirable" and said the governing body for South American football will evaluate the offer.
A plane carrying the Brazilian team crashed en route to Medellin on Monday night, killing 71 people and leaving six survivors. The tragedy prompted the Colombian to request that CONMEBOL award the title to their opponents as a gesture of sportsmanship.
Juan Sebastian Veron is set to make a shock return to football with Estudiantes after retiring in 2014.
The former Manchester United and Argentina midfielder hung up his boots two years ago to become chairman of his boyhood club Estudiantes, having won 73 caps for his country and played for the likes of United, Inter Milan and Lazio.
D.C. United has acquired midfielder Luciano Acosta on a permanent basis from Boca Juniors, following the completion of a one-year loan, the club has announced.
While the transfer fee was not disclosed, the Major League Soccer club acknowledged that it was a record deal, with the total outlay for the 5-foot-3 midfielder the highest for the team in nearly a decade.
Acosta, 22, will occupy a Designated Player spot for the majority of his contract. Targeted Allocation Money will be used to buy down...
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- Tax officials in Argentina say the Argentine Football Association and about 10 clubs owe $9 million in unpaid taxes.
Alberto Abad, the head of the tax body, put the blame on the leadership, saying "football is a business that moves millions, but there are leaders who don't take responsibility but enjoy all the benefits."
The claim is disputed by clubs such as River Plate and others, who say they owe nothing.
The Argentine Football Association is under the emergency management...