SEATTLE, WA – JUNE 14: Erik Lamela #18 (center facing camera) of Argentina celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal against Bolivia during the 2016 Copa America Centenario Group D match at CenturyLink Field on June 14, 2016 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Day 12 of Copa America finishes off group play, Argentina and Chile move on

1) Biggest winner: Chile Not only did Chile soundly defeat Panama to advance to the knockout stages of the Copa America to defend their title, but they found their scoring touch along the way. To be fair, they did beat Panama, but considering that Panama gave Chile a shock with an early goal and made it […]

WATCH: Alexis Sanchez scores golazo off volley for Chile

Alexis Sanchez was scrutinized heavily for not scoring a goal yet in Copa America Centenario play, as he was one of Chile’s best during the last Copa America held in Chile when he scored a goal in the competition. The pressure was on him to score a goal and help lead his team to victory in […]

KANSAS CITY, KS – JULY 13: Ventura Alvarado #13 of the USA slide tackles Miguel Camargo #14 of Panama during the CONCACAF Gold Cup match at Sporting Park on July 13, 2015 in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

WATCH: Panama makes Chile pay for mistake with absolute rocket

There hasn’t been a bigger one-on-one matchup in the Copa America Centenario than Chile vs. Panama, with plenty of pressure on the South American side to get the job done. Pundits didn’t rate Panama…and perhaps they should’ve. After a huge gaffe at the back for Chile, Panama took quick advantage and the result was an […]

CHICAGO, IL – JUNE 10: Roderick Miller #5 of Panama knocks the ball away from Nicolas Gaitan #20 of Argentina during a match in the 2016 Copa America Centenario at Soldier Field on June 10, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Lionel Messi has made his presence known in day 8 of Copa America

The triumphant return of Lionel Messi, some great free kick goals and a controversial handball call caps off what was match day eight in the Copa America. 1) Biggest Winner: Whoever Attended the Argentina/Panama Game in Person Seriously, I mean what a performance by Lionel Messi and in such a short time frame as well. […]

LOS ANGELES, CA – JULY 08: Costa Rica head coach Paulo Wanchope stands for national anthems before playing Jamaica in their CONCACAF Gold Cup Group B match at StubHub Center on July 8, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

VIDEO: Costa Rica Manager Paulo Wanchope Fights Security UPDATE: Wanchope Resigns

Paulo César Wanchope, the head coach of the Costa Rican National Team and former Costa Rican international, went bezerk and got into a fight with security in the stands in Panama. The Costa Rican U-23 was playing a UNCAF pre-olympic qualifier and Wanchope appears to to be in the stands at the time of the incident. It […]

CHESTER, PA – JULY 25: DeMarcus Beasley #25 of the United States is tripped up against Panama in the second half during the CONCACAF Gold Cup Third Place Match at PPL Park on July 25, 2015 in Chester, Pennsylvania. Panama won in a penalty shootout. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Panama outlasts USMNT for 3rd place, Beasley ends USMNT career not converting PK

It was more like a game to forget. The USMNT lost to Panama 3-2 in penalty kicks in the third place game of the CONCACAF Gold Cup. This was a game that Jurgen Klinsmann yesterday wanted to finish on a high note and “owing it to the fans” to play well and win, did anything […]

during the 2015 CONCACAF Golf Cup Semifinal match between Mexico and Panama at Georgia Dome on July 22, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia.

CONCACAF admits ref mistakes during Mexico vs. Panama Gold Cup Semifinal

CONCACAF issued a statement Saturday morning regarding Mark Geiger’s officiating during the Mexico/Panama game in the Gold Cup Semifinal. CONCACAF President Alfredo Hawit acknowledged mistakes had been made by Geiger and his assistants. This was after Costa Rica and Panama jointly filed complaints for FIFA and CONCACAF to investigate for possible corruption due to the […]

during the 2015 CONCACAF Golf Cup Semifinal match between Mexico and Panama at Georgia Dome on July 22, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia.

The Gold Cup Semifinal Became the Most CONCACAF Night Ever

What the hell did we watch last night? In the CONCACAF Gold Cup Semifinals, first, the USMNT decided to lose (and deservedly so) to the 76th ranked team in the world Jamaica. Then we had a complete dumpster fire of a game between Panama and Mexico. First, the USMNT/Jamaica game became quite the shock for […]

WASHINGTON, DC – JUNE 19: Luis Tejada #18 of Panama dribbles the ball against El Salvador during the 2011 Gold Cup Quarterfinals on June 19, 2011 at RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C. Panama wins 5-3 in penalty kicks after playing to a 1-1 tie. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

VIDEO: Panama Scores on Training Ground Free Kick Play in Gold Cup

We have seen teams try trick Free Kicks learned on the training ground before in the CONCACAF Gold Cup. Costa Rica scored a goal like this Wednesday. Tonight, it was Panama’s turn as Gabriel Gomez passed the ball to Armando Cooper on the other side of the box. While open, Cooper took his shot which deflected […]

CHICAGO, IL – JULY 28: USA players celebrate after a win over Panama during the CONCACAF Gold Cup final match at Soldier Field on July 28, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The United States defeated Panama 1-0. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

CONCACAF Gold Cup: Group A Preview

Here are 32 Flags, we’re getting jazzed up for yet another international tournament. Fresh on the heels of an amazing FIFA Women’s World Cup and CONMEBOL Copa America, the CONCACAF Gold Cup begins on July 7. Games are being played through the US and Canada, so fans of soccer: get out and cheer on international […]

during the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015 Pool A match between Ukraine and the United States of America at North Harbour Stadium on June 5, 2015 in Auckland, New Zealand.

U-20 World Cup Rewind – Day 7

With the 2015 U-20 World Cup taking place at crazy hours here in the United States, we at 32 Flags are happy to be your guide to all that is the U-20 World Cup. Consider this series a refresher course on all that took place while you were likely asleep. You’re welcome. We’re entering the […]

PORTO ALEGRE, BRAZIL – APRIL 30: Dudu of Gremio, battles fo the ball against Angel Correa, of San Lorenzo during the match between Gremio and San Lorenzo for the Copa Briedgestone Libertadores 2014 at Arena do Gremio stadium on April 30, 2014 in Porto Alegre, Brazil. (Photo by Lucas Uebel/Getty Images)

2015 U-20 World Cup: Group B Preview

(Throughout the week, we will go through every group and let you know what to look for and what to expect in the U-20 World Cup.) With the FIFA U-20 World Cup coming up starting on Friday, group B will take to the field early in the competition. In fact, one of the biggest matchups […]