Will Jarvis

Years before the coronavirus pandemic delayed the Tokyo Games, caused an uproar over public safety and left arenas empty, researchers were sounding the alarm over another concern for the world's top athletes: extreme heat.

England and Argentina may be two soccer-obsessed nations with world-class talent and tradition, but for fans of the two men's national teams, the past decades have been defined most by heartbreak.

Neither has won a major tournament in decades, a fact that could change this weekend when both the Argentinian and English squads compete in international title games — the Copa America and Euro 2020, respectively.