Pele's daughter has revealed the Brazil legend is "recovering well" amid reports he has been readmitted to intensive care. The 80-year-old, Brazil's all-time leading goalscorer, has been in Sao Paulo's Albert Einstein Hospital since undergoing surgery to remove a tumour from his colon. Pele revealed earlier in the week that he had left intensive care, stating in an Instagram post that he was ready to "play 90 minutes, plus extra time" as he continued his recovery.
Lionel Messi could not hide his delight after Argentina knocked out Colombia in a penalty shootout on Tuesday night to book their place in the Copa America final. It is there, in the final, where they will face Brazil at the Estadio Maracana on Saturday night, and Messi knows that this is the fixture football fans around the world want to tune in for.