Copa America has never seen anything so bizarre in its 105-year history. Argentina and Uruguay were hosts in the beginning. Due to political unrest and the Corona outbreak, the tournament finally moved to Brazil, which was like falling from a boiling pot into a burning oven. In this epidemic of corona, the players could not accept a big event like Cooper. So who will be the champion, who will be the light or the scatter বড় the bigger question is will there be anger at all?
After various dramas, controversies and the departure of the big three patrons, the court ruled that the tournament of excellence in the Latin region is being held at 3 pm today. Venezuela face host Brazil in the opening match at the Mano Garincha Stadium in Brasilia. A few hours before the start of the match, another piece of bad news came – 12 Venezuelans, including players and coaching staff, were attacked by Corona. On the first day (Bangladesh time tomorrow morning) Colombia will play another match against Ecuador.
It will be played on a field without spectators, but it will be a wave of life? The two guests, Qatar and Australia, withdrew their names, leaving the schedule in limbo. Four of the five teams in each group will get tickets to the quarter finals! We have to wait for the excitement and the thrill till the knockout.
Despite playing 10 teams, the attraction of the Copa America ultimately revolves around two teams. Surprisingly, neither Brazil nor Argentina are the most successful teams in the history of the tournament! Brazil last won the ninth title after 12 years of grief. And Argentina is without a title for 26 years. Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero, Anhel Di Mariara will be able to paint their last possible match in Copa?
Thus, the sunset of the Latin region in world football has taken place long ago. Brazil won the World Cup in 2002. Argentina before that in 1986. Every time the two teams start the World Cup with the possibility of sunrise, they get frustrated every time. Teams like Germany, Italy, Spain or France have the last laugh. This time, Copa has to compete with Euro, the best tournament in Europe. The two prestigious tournaments started at about the same time. With Cristiano Ronaldo, Killian Mbappe, Robert Lewandowski, Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez have a different kind of fight.
History says that Brazil will win the title if the host! The host has been the champion five times before. Once again, Tito’s team is one of the favorites with six consecutive wins in the World Cup qualifiers. Neymar, along with Gabriel Jesus, sheds extra light on Gabriel Barboso, known as ‘Gabigol’. Flamengo won the Copa Libertadores title in 2019 with his last two goals. Right-back Emerson Royal, who joined Barcelona, could also become the new star.
Argentina are unbeaten since losing in the Copa semifinals in 2019. Along with Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero, Lautaro Martinez and Atalanta defender Cristian Romero, the 14-time champions could also shine in the Copa. Uruguay’s Luis Suarez awaits ‘last bite’. Edinson Cavani returns after overcoming ban
Colombia will suffer from not getting Hames Rodriguez. Alexis Sanchez and Arturo Vidal’s reliance on 2015 and 2016 champions Chile is holding back. That is why they have won only one of the six matches in the World Cup qualifiers. This time too, Brazil-Argentina are the favorites on the stage of excellence in the Latin region. Will Brazil be able to play with dissatisfaction to retain the title? Or will Lionel Messi take his own Copa before leaving? AF