Copa América: are Canada now the best team in North America?

With the US and Mexico falling flat at Copa América, Les Rouges have soaked up the Concacaf spotlight with a blend of star-power and full-throttle football

The same country that finished on top of the qualifying table in Concacaf for the 2022 World Cup is the same one with a spot in the semi-finals of the 2024 Copa América. They’re the only nation from North and Central America whose flame is still burning at this point in the tournament. It’s not the US. It’s not Mexico, either.

It’s Canada.

This is an extract from Soccer with Jonathan Wilson, a weekly look from the Guardian US at the game in Europe and beyond. With Jonathan out in Germany enjoying Euro 2024, he’s entrusted a series of guest writers to guide you through Copa América. He will return on 15 July to look back at both tournaments.

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