Found October 25, 2012 on Philly Sports Live:
Lionel Messi of Argentina contests the ball against Landon Donovan & Michael Bradley in a 2011 match. Photo Courtesy of Zygos   A soccer tournament one hundred years in the making is coming to the United States.  Or is it? Surprise has been the order of the last two days in western-hemisphere soccer circle, as the Confederacion Sudamericana de Fútbol (CONMEBOL), the governing body for soccer in South America announced Wednesday that it had finally reached an agreement with its opposite number to the north, the Confederation of North, Central American & Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) to stage a long rumored joint tournament in the United States in 2016.  Today however word came down from US Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati that significant hurdles remain in organizing the tournament, and that no formal agreement had been reached. According to CONMEBOL the Copa America Centario would be held in venues across the United States in July 2016.  A celebration of...
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