Copa America 2024: Everything You Need to Know

Get ready for the excitement as Copa America returns to the United States for the second time in history. This summer, 16 teams from South America and North and Central America will battle it out in 12 American cities and 14 stadiums. From the favorites and the format to its rich history, here’s a breakdown of everything you need to know about the tournament.

Copa America, the longest-running continental football competition, has seen legends like Lionel Messi, Pele, Diego Maradona, and Neymar grace its fields. This year, the tournament will feature teams like Brazil, Uruguay, and Argentina led by Messi, competing for the title of ‘Champions of South America (and Others)’. The United States, Mexico, and other North and Central American countries will also join in on the action.

The tournament will kick off with four groups of four teams each, where the top two from each group will advance to the knockout stage. Matches will follow a points system, with three points for a win, one for a draw, and zero for a loss. The knockout stage will feature three rounds – the quarter-finals, semi-finals, and the final, offering thrilling football action for fans.

Uruguay and Argentina have been the most successful teams in Copa America history, with 15 titles each. Brazil, on the other hand, has dominated in recent decades, winning nine titles, including back-to-back wins in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Other teams like Chile, Paraguay, and Peru have also tasted success in the tournament.

Star players like Messi, Vinicius Jr, Luis Diaz, and Luis Suarez will be showcasing their talents on the field, promising some exciting matches for fans. The tournament will be broadcast on Fox Sports in the United States, with every game available for viewers to enjoy.

As the teams gear up for Copa America 2024, the excitement and anticipation are palpable. Stay tuned for all the action as the best of South American and North American football come together for a spectacle like no other.