Copa América 2024: Reaction, videos, results, how final was won

Moreno: Argentina got better when Messi exited (2:26)

Alejandro Moreno explains why Argentina became better after Lionel Messi came off the pitch. (2:26)

The 2024 Copa América in the United States saw Argentina crowned the champion, beating Colombia 1-0 in the final. This is the story of the month-long international tournament.

Content and fixtures

Fixtures, results, bracket: Daily match schedule
Groups: Final tables at 2024 Copa América
Squads: Check out the confirmed squads
News and features: ESPN's home for the latest news and features
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What to read and watch:

July 15

Copa América 2024 review: Controversies, surprises and more Read
Argentina cements place in history with final victory Read
Becherano: Colombia lost the final but won back a nation's hearts Read

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Marcotti: Copa final security chaos cannot happen at 2026 World Cup Watch
Hislop: Have Argentina evolved beyond Messi? Watch

July 14

Vickery: Ríos, Savinho lead 2024 Copa América's breakout stars Read
Copa América final live blog Read
Player ratings: Martínez the hero as Argentina lifts Copa América Read

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Can Colombia stun Argentina in the Copa América final? Watch
Is Copa América final Messi's last game for Argentina? Watch
Moreno: Argentina got better when Messi exited Watch
Hislop: Colombia's substitutions hurt them vs. Argentina Watch
Gomez: Copa América pregame was an embarrassment Watch

July 13

Uruguay beat Canada on penalties to finish 3rd Read

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Uruguay manager Bielsa blasts Copa América organizers Watch

July 12

Final preview: Argentina or Colombia to win? How will Messi perform? Odds, more Read

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Echegaray: Is James the key to victory for Colombia over Argentina? Watch

July 11

Euro 2024, Copa América Stock Watch: Which players starred? Read
Echegaray: Copa América team of the tournament Read

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The numbers to know ahead of Copa América final Watch

July 10

O'Hanlon: What would a USMNT coached by Klopp look like? Read
Carlisle: Colombia find new way to win in tense Copa América semifinal Read

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Messi: Only God knows when I'll retire Watch
How did Colombia survive with a man down to advance? Watch
Nunes: Postgame scrum unfortunate end to Uruguay-Colombia Watch
The numbers to know ahead of Argentina vs. Colombia final Watch

July 9

Vickery: Fate has drawn Núñez, James together again Read
Arnold: "Maté is for everything:" The drink uniting the Copa América Read
Player ratings: Messi guides Argentina to another Copa America final Read
Becherano: Scaloni has turned Argentina into a winning machine Read

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What's at stake for Canada vs. Argentina? Watch
Are Messi and Ronaldo holding their national teams back? Watch
Why Alphonso Davies struggled in Copa América Watch
Moreno: Messi looked healthier in Argentina's win vs. Canada Watch

July 8

Who should coach USMNT next? 16 replacements for Berhalter Read

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Marcotti: Brazil right to keep Dorival Watch

July 7

Carlisle: Colombia's James Rodriguez inspirational as ever in Copa América Read
Vickery: Brazil's burden of history weighs heavier with every tournament exit Read
Hernandez: Uruguay beat Brazil as Bielsa's high-stakes bet pays off in Vegas Read

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Gomez: Brazil-Uruguay one of worst matches of 2024 Copa América Watch
James Rodriguez is the best player in the tournament Watch
Should Neymar be part of Brazil's future? Watch

July 6

Connelly: Canada's Copa América run sparks redemption arc for Marsch Read
Becherano: Will Copa América's poor U.S. pitches affect 2026 World Cup? Read
Vickery: Why Araújo can be Uruguay's difference-maker vs. Brazil Read

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Gomez: USMNT fan base demanding change at head coach Watch

July 5

Echegaray: Goalkeeper Martínez excels on penalties for Argentina Read
Argentina Player ratings: Martínez 9/10 in shootout win Read
Becherano: Martínez elevates cult-hero status again Read
Kirkland: How Venezuela became surprise quarterfinalists Read

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Moreno: 100% Messi, Argentina were lucky to get through Watch
Moreno: Venezuela vs. Canada was 'out of control' Watch

July 4

How do dual nationals decide between the USMNT and Mexico? Read

July 3

Carlisle and Kassouf: USMNT Copa America review: Who's to blame? Fire Berhalter? Read
Kassouf: Lack of fans shows Copa América has become too expensive Read
Vickery: Can Ecuador halt Argentina's path to Copa América final? Read

July 2

Johnson: Why Uruguay's goal vs. U.S. was given onside by the VAR Read
Carlisle: Why U.S. Soccer needs to move on from Berhalter Read
O'Hanlon: Maybe this U.S. team isn't good enough Read
Vickery: Brazil show fight vs. Colombia, but will that cost them later? Read

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Should Uruguay's goal have been disallowed against USMNT? Watch
Moreno impressed by Colombia in draw vs. Brazil Watch

July 1

USMNT-Uruguay predictions: Who replaces Weah? Turner return? Read
Hernandez: Mexico's ship scuppered by toothless Copa campaign Read
Connelly: Player ratings: Musah, Pulisic ineffective as USMNT exit Copa Read

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Messi returns to Argentina training ahead of Copa quarterfinals Watch
Why the result of USMNT-Uruguay could have a lasting impact Watch
Gomez: USMNT's "Golden Generation" underachieved under Berhalter Watch
Moreno explains what USMNT got wrong against Uruguay Watch

June 30

Carlisle and Echegaray: How tiny Uruguay dominates Copa América Read
Vickery: Can Brazil get revenge vs. Colombia in Copa América? Read

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USMNT's Robinson and Adams "confident again" to beat Uruguay Watch

June 29

Carlisle: Copa America heat-induced incidents show 2026 World Cup risks Read
Hernandez: Can Mexico reach knockouts and avoid Copa América disaster? Read
Becherano: Scaloni's Argentina are built to win without Messi Read
Argentina player ratings: Martinez shines for the Albiceleste as Messi rests Read

June 28

Vickery: Vinícius steps up for Brazil after slow Copa América start Read
Copa América permutations: How USMNT can reach the knockouts Read

June 27

O'Hanlon: Messi is scoreless in Copa América: Has MLS made him worse? Read
Player ratings:
Weah's red card costs USMNT despite Balogun's sublime goal Read
USMNT's maturity issues exposed in Copa América loss to Panama Read

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Kasey Keller labels Timothy Weah's red card 'unforgiveable' Watch
Why Mexico are 'better off' not advancing in Copa América Watch
Did Berhalter get the tactics wrong after Weah's red card? Watch

June 26

Becherano: MetLife redemption for Lionel Messi Read
Carlisle: USMNT's tale of two strikers as Balogun, Pepi battle Read
Becherano: Why is MLS playing through Copa America 2024? Read
Hernandez: Mexico lurches to another low in dramatic Copa tale Read

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How Venezuela pulled off a stunning victory over Mexico Watch
Messi admits feeling 'discomfort' in Argentina's late win Watch

June 25

O'Hanlon: How far is the USMNT from Argentina, really? Read
Argentina player ratings: Messi dangerous as Albiceleste edge past Chile Read

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Moreno commends Argentina's performance despite narrow win Watch
The numbers to know ahead of the USMNT's match vs. Panama Watch

June 24

Carlisle: Christian Pulisic thriving as USMNT's most important player Read
Kirkland: Can Vinícius Jr. do for Brazil what he does for Real Madrid? Read

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Is this the best Pulisic has looked for the United States? Watch
Did the USMNT do enough to impress vs. Bolivia? Watch
Why Darwin Nunez has to 'be at his best' for Uruguay Watch

June 23

USMNT player ratings: Pulisic sets the tone as U.S. open Copa with win Read
Hernandez: Mexico win on Copa América debut, but hurdles still remain Read

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How important is Christian Pulisic to the USMNT? Watch
Herculez Gomez praises Mexico's resilience in Jamaica win Watch
Ale Moreno believes Enner Valencia deserved red card for 'Mortal Kombat finishing move' Watch

June 22

Vickery: Will James Rodriguez impress? Read
Carlisle: Is this USMNT better than the World Cup? Read

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Ale Moreno gets HYPED following Venezuela's 1-0 win over Ecuador Watch

June 21

Kirkland: Atlanta, or Buenos Aires? Argentina win in electrifying atmosphere Read
O'Hanlon: Ranking the top 5 factors that'll decide the USMNT's chances Read
Echegaray: Copa América 2024 guide: Messi's title defense, underdogs to watch Read

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Moreno compares Peru vs. Chile to waiting for a delayed flight Watch

June 20

Tracking every record Lionel Messi breaks at Copa América 2024 Read
Predicting every game of Copa América 2024: Who will win it? Read
: Will USMNT earn its "Golden Generation" tag at Copa América? Read
: Argentina player ratings: 8/10 Messi leads win vs. Canada Read

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Becherano explains why Argentina aren't feeling the pressure for Copa América Watch
Klinsmann on why Copa América is 'huge' for the USMNT Watch
ESPN FC predicts the Copa América Watch
Hislop explains why Messi needs a 'game or two' to get to top speed Watch
Gomez explains how 'wasteful' Argentina saw off Canada in Copa América opener Watch

Preview content

Copa América team-by-team preview Read
Predicting every Copa América game Read
Copa América kit ranking:
Which team has the best jerseys? Read
Vickery: Can Lucas Paquetá lead Brazil in Copa América amid betting charge? Read
Carlisle/O'Hanlon: A USMNT dilemma: Start in MLS, or sit on bench in Europe? Read
Various: 2024 FC 100: Mbappé, Ronaldo among best men's soccer players Read
Snavely: Copa América kit ranking: Which team has the best jersey? Read
Carlisle: USMNT's Copa América prep ends with a step in the right direction Read
Vickery: Vickery: Ederson, Dybala, Neymar: Best XI not at 2024 Copa América Read

Video Video Highlights

Is USMNT's roster better than the World Cup? Watch
Herc blames Berhalter for USMNT's striker problems Watch
Who will be top scorer at Copa América 2024? Watch
Mexico destined for a group stage exit? Watch
Who are the dark horses at Copa América 2024? Watch