#SouthAmerica

.São Paulo, State of São Paulo, Brazil
Pele is 80 years old. (Photo Credit: Associated Press)

.Buenos Aires, Argentina
Lionel Messi is Argentina's all-time leading goal-scorer. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@Argentina)

  • Lionel Messi overtook Brazil legend Pele for most international goals by a South American
  • Messi scored his 77th, 78th and 79th goals for Argentina in the 3-0 win 
  • Pele had scored 77 goals in 92 games for Brazil

.São Paulo, State of São Paulo, Brazil
(Photo Credit: Twitter/@Argentina)

  • The Argentine football governing body said in a tweet that the game was now suspended
  • Four Argentine players allegedly broke COVID-19 protocols
  • Sergio Aguero posted a cryptic message on Twitter

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro arrives to attend the annual military exercises by the Navy, Army and Air Force, in Formosa, Brazil, Monday, Aug. 16, 2021. (Photo credit: File/AP)

  • Jair Bolsonaro has been questioning Brazil's electronic voting system
  • No man on Earth will threaten me, he said
  • Bolsonaro is trailing former leftist President Luis Inacio Lula da Silva in most polls

.Lima, Peru
Earthquakes are frequent in Peru. (Representational Image: Unsplash)

  • The quake didn't claim any lives
  • A woman was injured after being trapped under a collapsed wall
  • A centuries-old church was damaged