Okay so we are done with the UEFA football Champions league and Spanish La Liga, now it’s time for another big event in the world of football. Copa America formerly known as the South American Championship has just started and its fever is on its hype.

About Copa America, commenced by Argentina in 1916, is one of the much-awaited tournaments by football fans all over the world. It comprises 10 South American top football teams namely Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, Paraguay, Peru, Venezuela, Colombia, Chile, and Ecuador.

It also includes two invitees, this year Mexico and Costa Rica are going to be those two. Organized by CONMEBOL which is the governing body of South American football, this is going to be the 43rd event.

Overall, it has been successful 43 years with amazingly only a few ups and downs which only stopped the event to take place on annual basis to every 2 years then after 3 and then after 4 years.

This year’s (2011) event is hosted by Argentina hosting it for the 9th time, which will get off the ground from July 1 till July 24, and it’s surely going to be full action-packed 18 days for any football lover!

Football fans from all across the globe love South American football and they enjoy this tournament.

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