Uruguay wins Copa America handedly, 3-0 over Paraguay

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In a world cup that has been marked by stories of the best teams going out early, Argentina and Brazil, and the giant-killers left playing it out for the final, Uruguay and Paraguay, Uruguay has something different to say about their win tonight: They’re the best soccer team in the world.

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Copa America: Uruguay defeats Peru, moves to final game

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In the waning moments of the South American biannual soccer tournament it was clear that with a 2-0 win over Peru Uruguay, often called a giant-killer or surprise, announced themselves as one of the premier soccer clubs in the world.

Both goals in the game were scored by Uruguayan forward Luis Suarez. His first came in the 52 minute, and the next only five minutes later, in the 57 minute.

He did not stick around long for interviews after the game.

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Copa America: Brazil, Chile out. Venezuela, Paraguay in.

In South America’s bi-annual soccer contest, Brazil, a perennial favorite, and Chile, many’s expected winner, have lost their respective games Sunday.

Uruguay will play Peru in the semifinals on Tuesday. Paraguay faces Venezuela Wednesday. This is the first time that Venezuela has advanced to the semifinals in the history of the Copa America.

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