Copa América is a men’s football competition for international sides from CONMEBOL, the football confederation of South America. First held in 1916, the current holders are Chile who defeated Argentina in the 2016 Final.
When is Copa América?
The frequency of when Copa América occurs is seemingly random, although from 2020 future tournaments will be held in even years. The next
Copa América is taking place between the 14th June and 7th July 2019.
Where is Copa América?
The 2019 Copa América is being hosted by Brazil for the fifth time, at the following venues:
- Rio de Janeiro – Estádio do Maracanã (Capacity – 74,738)
- São Paulo – Estádio do Morumbi (Capacity – 67,428)
- São Paulo – Arena Corinthians (Capacity – 49,205)
- Belo Horizonte – Estádio Mineirão (Capacity – 58,170)
- Porto Alegre – Arena do Grêmio (Capacity – 55,662)
- Salvador – Itaipava Arena Fonte Nova (Capacity – 51,900)
Who is competing in Copa América?
All 10 teams that make up CONMEBOL compete in the Copa América – Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela. Since the 1990s, teams from North America and Asia have been invited to participate to increase the number of teams to 12 (or 16 in in the 2016 event).
Japan and Qatar have been invited to participate in the 2019 edition of Copa América.
How do I get there?
Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo both have major airports which service a number of international destinations. Belo Horizonte, Porto Alegre and Salvador do have options for flying internationally but not as many as the other 2 major cities.
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How do I get tickets to Copa América?
Tickets for the 2019 Copa América are now on general sale and can be purchased through the official ticketing website here.
Ticket prices range from:
Opening Match: R$190 – R$590
Group Stage: R$60 – R$350
Quarter-finals: R$80 – R$400
Semi-finals: R$100 – R$590
3rd Place Play-Off: R$60 – R$350
Final: R$260 – R$890
Where and when is the next Copa América?
The hosts for the 2020 Copa América has yet to be decided, whilst the 2024 tournament will be held in Ecuador.
Official Website: www.copaamerica.com