YouTube to Present All 26 2011 Copa America Matches

All 26 matches of 2011 Copa America, to be held in Argentina July 1-24, will air live on YouTube, including pool play, quarterfinals, semifinals, and the championship match.

All 26 matches of 2011 Copa America, to be held in Argentina July 1-24, will air live on YouTube, including pool play, quarterfinals, semifinals, and the championship match.

The soccer tournament will be contested in eight cities and feature the 10 South American national teams (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela) and two guest clubs (Costa Rica and Mexico) in the quest for the Copa America, held every four years.

Brazil won the past two tournaments, in 2007 and 2004, with Argentina finishing as the runner-up both times.

YouTube’s coverage will feature commentary exclusive to the Google-owned video site, as well as highlights, goal compilations, and full-game uploads.

Argentina and two-time FIFA Player of the Year Lionel Messi take on Bolivia in La Plata July 1 to kick things off.