Next year's 48th edition of the Copa America, featuring 10 South American nations and six North American teams, will be held in 14 venues across 10 US states, organizers said on Monday.
Messi, who recently won his eighth Ballon d'Or, raised the World Cup almost a year ago after starring for Argentina in the final against France in Doha.
Turning in a stunning performance in Friday’s quarter-final against Brazil at the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Indonesia, Claudio Echeverri’s hattrick helped Argentina beat the four-time winners of the competition for the first time in the age group.
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"This group continues to achieve historic things," Messi said.
Next year's 48th edition of the Copa America, featuring 10 South American nations and six North American teams, will start in Atlanta and end in Miami, organizers said Monday.