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Copa America coming to Bank of America Stadium

The major soccer tournament will feature two games in Uptown this week, bringing thousands of soccer fans to the Queen City.

Thousands of people pack the stands over a soccer field with the Uptown Charlotte skyline at night in the background.

Charlotte professional sports teams like Charlotte FC are credited for attracting thousands of out-of-town fans for games.

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Soccer fans from around the world will flock to Bank of America Stadium for two CONMEBOL Copa América 2024 matches. A semifinal game is scheduled for Wednesday, July 10 and the third-place match will take place Saturday, July 13.

Copa América is South America’s premier championship. The tournament began on June 20, pitting 16 of the top international teams, like defending champs Argentina, Brazil, and the US, in a head-to-head tournament.

The field at Bank of America Stadium will be temporarily converted to natural grass for the games. This is the first time the Queen City will host this event. Tickets are on sale for Wednesday’s game between Uruguay and Colombia. Ticket’s for Saturday’s game are also available.

The championship game takes place Sunday, July 14 at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida.

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