Copa America: World’s Oldest Football Tournament

The faceoff between Argentina and Chile in the centennial edition of Copa America was no surprise to Joshua Nadel of North Carolina Central University and author of “Football: Why Soccer Matters in Latin America.”

In this week’s program, Nadel discusses the importance of this tournament.

“Whenever there’s soccer in Latin America, it galvanizes people [and] takes them away from anything that’s happening. Certainly there’s been a lot happening in Latin America,” Nadel said.


Executive Producer: Rick Rockwell

Technical Director: Jim Singer

Production Assistant: Chorsie Martin


“Latin Pulse” is produced at Webster University’s School of Communication.


Photo: MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey during the final game of Copa America on June 26, 2016. Copa América Centenario 2016 Facebook page.

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