2021 Copa América

47th edition of the football championship

The 2021 Copa América was the 47th edition of the Copa América, the international men's football championship organised by South America's CONMEBOL.

2021 Copa América
CONMEBOL Copa América Brasil 2021
Tournament details
Host countryBrazil
Dates13 June – 10 July
Teams10
Venue(s)5 (in 4 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Argentina (15th title)
Runners-up Brazil
Third place Colombia
Fourth place Peru
Tournament statistics
Matches played28
Goals scored65 (2.32 per match)
Top scorer(s)Argentina Lionel Messi
Colombia Luis Díaz
(4 goals each)
Best playerArgentina Lionel Messi
2019
2024

The tournament took place in Brazil from 13 June to 10 July 2021. The tournament was originally scheduled to take place from 12 June to 12 July 2020 in Argentina and Colombia as the 2020 Copa América. On 17 March 2020, CONMEBOL announced that because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the tournament had been postponed for a year.[1]

Argentina won the tournament after defeating Brazil.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Comunicado Oficial". CONMEBOL.com. 17 March 2020.