Brazil coach Tite calls up his first post-World Cup squad this Friday.
Despite immense talent on the pitch, off field issues have thrown Uruguayan football into turmoil.
There will be a Premier League feel about Elland Road this Sunday.
Tim Vickery in this piece looks at Neymar and the challenge he faces in modern football.
The crumbs of comfort are not easy to find for South America in this World Cup nor in the future.
In Tim Vickery's latest piece he looks at why South American sides did so poorly at the tournament.
The production line of young talent has slowed down in the South American country.
Uruguay face Russia later today and a change of formation could help Uruguay, writes Tim Vickery.
Brazil sat too deep against Switzerland and need to be on the front foot against Costa Rica
Despite all the changes, the World Cup continues to bring people together, united by a common language