Century to Savor
By John Conroy
For three weeks in June, soccer fans can thrill to the talents of Lionel Messi, Chicharito, Clint Dempsey and other stars of the “beautiful game” during the Copa América Centenario, an international tournament that some believe has the potential to rival the 1994 FIFA World Cup hosted in the United States. Ten cities across the country will host the tournament, which will run June 3 through June 26 and showcase 16 national teams from across the Americas. It will be the first time in the tournament’s 100-year history that the games will be held outside South America.
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