2016 Copa America Centenario Tickets
About 2016 Copa America Centenario
Celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, the Copa America tournament is South America's biggest and most-renowned international soccer tournament. The Copa America tournament also boasts the title of the world's oldest international soccer contest. Under the guidance of the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL), the Copa America has been held once every four years since 2007. The tournament involves 12 teams in total: 10 members of the South American Confederation and teams from two other countries. Over the years fans have rushed to get cheap tickets to the must-see games.
The atmosphere is electric, with fans from all across the continent fervently supporting their national teams, and there have been a number of magic moments over the years: Who could forget when underdogs Honduras beat Brazil back in 2001? Or the tense Argentina vs. Brazil match in 2004? And of course nobody will be able to forget the phenomenal dribbling skills demonstrated by Argentina's Lionel Messi during last year's tournament. In terms of longtime champions, Uruguay has claimed victory the most number of times over the years, taking 15 trophies in total. Following closely behind in second place is Argentina, with an impressive record of 14 tournament wins. Fans of both nations have rushed to grab Copa America tickets every time the tournament is held, knowing full well that their home nation stands more than a fighting chance of taking home the winning trophy.
In celebration of the tournament's 100th anniversary, this year's event promises to be different: Not only will it be the biggest and best Copa America to date, but it will also take place in the U.S. for the first time ever! A total of sixteen teams will participate - 10 teams from the South American Football Confederation and an additional six from the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF). The U.S. and Mexico automatically qualify for the Centenario event, with Costa Rica, Jamaica, Panama and Haiti joining them from CONCACAF. The ten teams from CONMEBOL include Brazil, Bolivia, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela. The games will kick off on June 3, 2016 and the competition will culminate with the final game on June 26. During that time period a total of 32 matches will be played across 10 U.S. cities, including Chicago, Houston and Orlando. The final game will be held at the iconic Met Life Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Each host city stadium boasts a seating capacity of well over 50, 000, meaning that there is ample room for fans looking to get their hands on cheap Copa America Centenario tickets. But that doesn't mean they should delay. With some of the world's biggest soccer players returning to pitch, including Lionel Messi and James Rodriguez, cheap tickets will get snapped up fast!