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Uruguay has submitted "Breadcrumbs' to represent the country at the Oscars.

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The Copa America is just around the corner, kicking off on Friday when the US and Colombia face off. Every major tournament comes with major surprises. Who would have thought that Spain would be the first team eliminated from the 2014 World Cup after almost a decade of dominance? Who would have expected Costa Rica to be the little engine that could for a while or that Brazil would get demolished 7-1 at home as it fell from grace? Or even last summer when Peru became a Copa America darling, finishing third. Or who would have expected Lionel Messi to score a total of zero goals in leading Argentina to the final of the Copa? Yet many people likely predicted some of these outcomes, bold as those Prophesies might have been. Here are five bold predictions for this Copa America.

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Uruguay and Peru continue their World Cup qualifying campaigns on Tuesday in a big matchup.

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Neymar and Luis Suarez have noted their close relationship on Barcelona as a key to the club's success. The two will be on opposite sides of the pitch when Brazil and Uruguay face off in a crucial CONMEBOL World Cup Qualifier.

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Uber is broadening its operations by setting its sights on Argentina. The announcement, however, wasn't welcomed warmly.

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FIFA has fined football associations in five Latin American countries due to their fans chanting homophobic slurs during matches,

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Updated FIFA World Cup Qualifying Standings

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Chile takes on Uruguay in a South American soccer match in the World Cup qualifier. This is a huge game with big implications on the standings.

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Match day three of the World Cup qualifiers is almost complete. Check out the latest standings here.

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Chile is thriving in CONMEBOL, while other South American nations are struggling. Is it finally time to call Chile the best soccer team on the continent?

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Brazil and Venezuela will play each other on Match Day 2 of the FIFA World Cup qualifiers. This should be a great game between two Latin American soccer countries who are fighting for the right to play in the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

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The 2018 CONMEBOL World Cup qualifiers get underway on Thursday as Bolivia and Uruguay face off in a crucial opener for both teams.

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The 2018 FIFA World Cup won't be underway for another three years, but qualifying time is here. 10 South American nations will be fighting for the right to compete in the biggest soccer tournament in the world.

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Latin Post previews the Uruguay and Costa Rica soccer friendly. Who do you think will win?

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Uruguay and Panama will play each other in an international soccer friendly. Latin Post breaks down the game for you and predicts who will win.

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Colombia may have made it to the Copa America quarterfinals but few would consider the effort a success. If anything Colombia's campaign, which commenced with dreams of a championship run, ended in utter ignominy. That embarrassment was highlighted by one statistic - one goal.

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