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Paulinho hat trick helps Brazil extend lead; Lionel Messi goal lifts Argentina

Paulinho admitted his surprise after scoring a hat-trick against Uruguay in their World Cup Qualifier in Montevideo.

A Paulinho hat trick helped Brazil to a 4-1 victory over Uruguay in a clash of the top two teams in CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying on Thursday.

Uruguay were awarded a penalty on nine minutes when Alisson took down Edinson Cavani after the PSG striker had beaten the Brazil keeper to a chested back-pass from left-back Marcelo.

Cavani then stepped up and powered his shot low and to the right of Alisson to give the home side a 1-0 advantage.

Paulinho scored the first of his goals to put Brazil level...

ESPN FC  By ESPN staff

Police in Peru seize $85m cocaine haul bearing photos of Lionel Messi

Peru law enforcement on Wednesday seized 1,417 kilos of cocaine, much of it adorned with logos that bear the photo and name of Barcelona star Lionel Messi. The haul was found wrapped in containers of squid fillets and destined for Belgium.

The drugs were worth an estimated $85 million in street value, Peru officials said in a news release

Many packages of the drugs bore Messi's likeness and name, while the rest was wrapped in black packaging with a logo saying "King" with a likeness of the...

 By Tim Vickery

The state of play in South America's World Cup qualifiers

Alejandro Moreno and Alexis Nunes predict which teams will prevail ahead of a juicy slate of CONMEBOL World Cup qualifiers.
Gab Marcotti explains why FIFA's decision to expand the World Cup to 48 teams has its benefits, but not everyone agrees.

There are no real prizes for coming first. Or second for that matter. World Cup qualification in South America is all about crossing the line and making it through to Russia.

The first four teams qualify automatically for next year's tournament, with the side finishing fifth having to play off against opponents from Oceania. And as the competition moves into the final third, only Brazil are really sitting pretty.

Those six consecutive wins under new coach Tite have carried Brazil to 27 points. In...

 By Tim Vickery

48-team World Cup could negatively affect South American qualifying

Gab Marcotti and Shaka Hislop join Outside the Lines and have their say at FIFA expanding the World Cup to 48 teams.
Gab Marcotti joins Outside the Lines to discuss the reasons behind moving the World Cup from 32 to 48 teams in 2026.
Shaka Hislop expresses his disapproval at FIFA's decision to expand the World Cup to 48 teams.

On the website of CONMEBOL, the South American Confederation, there is an article entitled: "From 13 teams in Uruguay 1930 to 48 in the 2026 World Cup."

It is a neat way of reminding everyone of one of the great trump cards of the South American game: its fabulous tradition. This is the continent where the World Cup began and which has won nine versions of the tournament, divided between Brazil (five wins) and Uruguay and Argentina (two apiece).

The big three has provided Barcelona with the "MSN"...

Peru extradites former football boss Manuel Burga to U.S. on bribery charges

Manuel Burga left Peru for New York on Friday.

Peru's former football boss pleaded not guilty to U.S. charges accusing him in a multibillion-dollar FIFA bribery scandal involving marketing and broadcasting rights.

Manuel Burga appeared in federal court in New York City after being extradited to the United States from Lima earlier Friday.

He was ordered held without bail until his next court appearance, which is scheduled for Tuesday.

Burga had been in jail since December 2015 as part of the investigation.

Peru's Supreme Court in June cleared...