The South American football Confederation (CONMEBOL) wants to expand the membership of the America’s Cup.
The Copa America has long been a tournament involving not only teams from South America – Japan, Mexico and the United States have acted on tournament in the status of invited participants. Soon this company can Fund the top teams of Europe.
According to “Globo Esporte”, the leaders of CONMEBOL for the Copa America in 2019 wants to invite teams of France, Italy, Spain and Portugal. Soon in the headquarters of the organization meeting, at which the South American soccer bosses will discuss the format of the America’s Cup.
In the final stage of the America’s Cup are only 10 teams from South America (Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay, Brazil, Chile and Argentina), as well as two invited teams (often from the zone of CONCACAF).
For the top teams of Europe an invitation to the Copa America can be a serious problem, because in this situation the players of the national teams will have five years to play without a full summer vacation (Euro 2016, confederations Cup 2017 and the 2018 FIFA world Cup, Copa America and Euro 2019-2020).
The current winner of the Copa America is the national team of Chile. Next tournament will be held in 2019 in Brazil.
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