Argentina victory kicks off Copa América 2024, finale set for Miami (includes video story)

Copa América 2024 kicked off yesterday at Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium with a match between Argentina and Canada. The South American soccer powerhouse secured a 2-0 victory with over 70,000 fans in attendance, setting the stage for the tournament’s 32-game program.

The series will be held in 14 venues across the United States and feature teams from North, South and Central America as well as the Caribbean. Miami’s own Hard Rock Stadium is set to host the championship final on July 14, thrilling soccer fans from all over South Florida.

“I am super excited to be in Miami,” said Franco Pagni, a fan of Argentina’s soccer team. “Messi is going to bring us to the semifinals. Undoubtedly, many teams are strong this season.”

For those unable to attend the finale, the South American football confederation CONMEBOL will be hosting live televised viewings of each game at the Tamias Fan Zone in Wynwood Marketplace. Fans can show off their team spirit while enjoying sponsored activities, live shows with special guests, and food and drink.

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