In yesterday's Chile-Mexico Copa America match, chileno Gary Medel got a hold of Giovani Dos Santos and did not let go until the man went down. Chile went on to win, 2-1, and will play Uruguay on Friday. May they leave los penes en paz.
This video's actually from the 2010 Valparaiso Cerro Abajo race through the narrow, mountainous streets of Valparaiso, Chile. But we're just seeing it now, and you need to see it too. Grab your Dramamine.
Technically, Chilean U20 defender Bryan Carrasco didn't dive, as he was definitely struck by the Ecuadorian player. Problem is, Carrasco literally smacked himself in the face with the other player's arm. He received a free kick.
Sorry about the delay. Here's your open thread for the Brazil-Chile game. Brazil's up 2-nil after breaking out in the 33rd minute. Can Chile regroup in the second half or will Brazil pummel them further and advance to the quarterfinals?
Day 6 kicks things off with two of the favorite countries of coup d'etat enthusiasts. Honduras's nickname, Los Catrachos, is based on a mispronunciation of the last name of a general who was the basis of a bizarre Ed Harris movie.