The Copa America returns to the United States

Today, there is no doubt that the United States is the preferred ground for major events, and… America's Cup It cannot be the exception.

Three years after hosting the centenary of the world's oldest national team competition, in which Chile twice claimed the title, the country of stars will host again in an edition that promises to be “unforgettable”.

The “last dance” of Lionel Messi, Vinicius Junior the new leader of Brazil, the consecration of a rising United States and Mexico with generational change, among other stories, make the Copa America more than attractive.

Argentina celebrates winning the Copa America (EFE photo)

“We are pleased to officially announce the opening and final date of the CONMEBOL Copa America 2024, a new edition in which we will invite you to celebrate and live the passion that this competition makes us feel,” said CONMEBOL President Alejandro Domínguez. After announcing the news.

Now, in 2024, the Copa America will include 16 participants, and 10 teams from CONMEBOL: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela; And six from CONCACAF as guests: the United States (host), Mexico, Canada, Costa Rica, Jamaica and Panama.

The Copa America Championship will kick off next June 20 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, with the opening match between defending champions Argentina and Canada, touring 14 cities that will welcome thousands of fans and concluding the “big party” of the tournament. Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, which will host the final on July 14.

The Copa America returns to the United States
Photo: Evie

For the United States, the Copa America will serve as a precursor to the new Club World Cup in 2025 and the World Cup in 2026, which are organized in cooperation with Canada and Mexico. A country that was known not to encourage soccer, now the word “soccer” is becoming more frequent in the vocabulary of North American fans.

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In addition, the city of Los Angeles, California, will host the Summer Olympics in 2028, grabbing the attention of the whole world in the last decade as the host city that everyone wants to visit.

Amber Cross

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