Copa America Soccer Tournament Tickets
About Copa America Soccer Tournament
The Copa America Soccer Tournament is one of the more exciting events of the year for lovers of the sport, and took place in South America for the first 45 editions dating back to 1916. However, in 2016, the event headed to the U.S. for the first time, with 16 teams playing across 10 venues for the crown of the Copa America Centenario tournament. Copa America celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2016, which is why the name was changed for this edition. The only countries involved hail from North, South and Central America, as well as the Caribbean. It has long been viewed as the premiere competition for South American national soccer teams, but more recently incorporated other American countries as well.
Seeing that this is one of the more anticipated tournaments in the soccer world, there have been countless memorable moments and legendary performances throughout the past 100 years. For example, Honduras defeated Brazil in the quarter-final stages of the event back in 2001, shocking the soccer world in the process with a decisive 2-0 victory. Another major change of pace was back in Copa America 1995, when the United States defeated Argentina by a margin of 3-0, marking the first time the nation's soccer team was viewed seriously by the sport's international community. Upsets that have rocked the professional soccer world are regularities in this tournament.
Like most soccer competitions, Copa America is sure to have some boisterous fans and incredible events throughout the tournament. Because the sport is such a massive source of national pride, expect the fans to be dedicated, focused on the game, and following closely along with the back-and-forth on the field. International soccer competitions are among the most widely viewed and beloved competitions in the world. Who would not want to be a part of that extreme energy? The United States is still in the process of earning respect on this stage, so get out there and support the home team! This event generally takes place throughout the month of June each year, and cheap Copa America Soccer Tournament tickets are still available for this years competition! The opportunity to watch this event in the United States will not come again soon - get your tickets today!